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The trilamellar membrane seen when the sectioned plasma membrane is viewed under the electron microscope. The membrane, which has a total thickness of about 75 Ångstroms, appears as two strata each about 20 Ångstroms thick separated by a light interzone about 35 Ångstroms wide. See fluid mosaic concept.

Subjects: Chemistry — Genetics and Genomics.

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