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Problem: The composition of lipids in the outer and inner monolayers of cell membrane lipid bilayers is a. highly random for each monolayer b. identical in each monolayer c. the same for all cell plasma membranes but different from the composition in mitochondrial and chloroplast membranes d. twice as concentrated in the inner monolayer as in the outer monolayer e. asymmetrical, i.e. different in each monolayer

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The composition of lipids in the outer and inner monolayers of cell membrane lipid bilayers is 

a. highly random for each monolayer 

b. identical in each monolayer 

c. the same for all cell plasma membranes but different from the composition in mitochondrial and chloroplast membranes 

d. twice as concentrated in the inner monolayer as in the outer monolayer 

e. asymmetrical, i.e. different in each monolayer

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