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Fat Serves as Cells' Built-in PH Sensor


Science & Tech  (tags: fat, pH sensor, cells, cell membranes, phospholipid, yeast )

Nancy
- 2158 days ago - sciencedaily.com
A specific type of fat present in cell membranes also serves as a cellular pH sensor, a team of University of British Columbia researchers has discovered. pH is a measure of acidity or basicity. Cells need to maintain pH in order to perform their



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NICKY MELVILLE (119)
Sunday August 29, 2010, 2:00 am
Really interesting! I think the Science Daily is so fascinating! thanks!
 
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