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MembraneEndomembrane systemCell envelopeCell inner membraneCell membrane

Definition

The prokaryotic inner cell membrane is the selectively permeable membrane which separates the cytoplasm from the periplasm in prokaryotes with 2 membranes.

Synonyms

Cytoplasmic membrane
Inner membrane
Plasma membrane

Category

› Cellular component

Keywords

Cell inner membrane

GOi

plasma membrane [ GO:0005886 ]