Cell Biology

Membranes I: Introduction to Biological Membranes

by Nathan H Lents, Ph.D., Donna Hesterman

Further Exploration

Membranes Organize Cellular Complexity

Part of the "Learn.Genetics" collection of resources.

Cell Membranes Tutorial

Provided by the University of Arizona's Biology Project, this tutorial covers aspects of cell membranes from transport to energy requirements.


Molecular Biology of the Cell. 4th edition.

Molecular Biology of the Cell is the classic in-depth text reference in cell biology.

News & Events

US chemists develop cell membrane chromatography



Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.


Cell Membrane: Just Passing Through

From PBS Learning Media, this interactive feature illustrates the the structures that make it possible for materials to pass through the cellular membranes.

Cell membrane animation

From John Kyrk, learn about a cell membrane and how it works.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States

National Academies Press: A Framework for K-12 Science Education