Problem: How is a cell membrane selectively permeable - what permeates and what does not?

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A cell membrane is selectively permeable since it allows uncharged solutes to pass through freely, essential ions to pass through the help of protein transport while inhibiting the rest to pass through. 

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How is a cell membrane selectively permeable - what permeates and what does not?

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