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Which of the following attributes of the membrane is most affected at the transition temperature?

(a) size

(b) fluidity

(c) internal composition

(d) internal environment

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The correct choice is (b) fluidity

The explanation: At the transition temperature, the bilayer distinctly changes from liquid crystalline phase to crystalline gel. This occurs when the temperature is lowered from a standard warm temperature of 37⁰C.

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