Problem: Select all that apply.What intermolecular forces stabilize a lipid bilayer? A. covalent bonds B. disulfide bonds C. hydrogen bonds D. peptide bonds E. ion-dipole interactions F. dispersion forces G. salt links

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Lipid bilayer – composed of hydrophobic tails and hydrophilic heads


hydrophobic tails

  • nonpolar
  • IMF: Van der Waals 


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Select all that apply.

What intermolecular forces stabilize a lipid bilayer? 

A. covalent bonds 

B. disulfide bonds 

C. hydrogen bonds 

D. peptide bonds 

E. ion-dipole interactions 

F. dispersion forces 

G. salt links

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