Chemical Constitution of the Red Blood Cell Membrane

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SOME authors1–6 claim that the red blood cell membrane is a continuous lipoid. Others7–10 do not accept this. They assert that the membrane consists of a protein skeleton with lipoid molecules in the hollows of the protein skeleton.

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FEHÉR, T., MATKOVICS, B. Chemical Constitution of the Red Blood Cell Membrane. Nature 187, 701–702 (1960) doi:10.1038/187701b0

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