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Basic information on phospholipids is offered at this site.
Question: Name the major component of cell membranes. What does the term "amphipathic" mean? How does this characteristic relate to the structure of cell membranes?
The Dictionary of Cell Biology

This site contains a friendly and comprehensive dictionary related to cytology, histology, and molecular biology.
Question: What role does aquaporin play in membrane transport?
Cell Division: Binary Fission and Mitosis

This site provides a detailed text description of cell division.
Question: On a piece of paper, sketch and describe the stages of cell division.