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MembraneHost cell envelopeHost cell membraneHost cellHost membraneHost endomembrane system

Definition

The host cell membrane is the selectively permeable membrane which separates the host cytoplasm from its surroundings. Known as the host cell inner membrane in prokaryotes with 2 membranes.

Synonyms

Host cytoplasmic membrane
Host plasma membrane
Host plasmalemma

Category

› Cellular component

Keywords

Host cell membrane

GOi

host cell plasma membrane [ GO:0020002 ]