Lipids and Biomembranes

ID #1076

What happens to fluidity at high temperatures and at low temperatures? and Why?

At higher temperatures, fatty acids are moving around more, which means they're interacting with their neighbors less. At low temperatures, they are moving around less and therefore interacting with their neighbors more.

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