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    I know that eukaryote cells contain double membrane bound organelles...But is the membrane of the eukaryote itself a double membrane?
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    Yes it is. This is because of the lipid bilayer that is part of the membrane. (Bi is referring to two)
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    (Original post by revisionlad)
    I know that eukaryote cells contain double membrane bound organelles...But is the membrane of the eukaryote itself a double membrane?
    Yes, the membrane of the cell is double layered you often hear it referred to as a phospholipid bilayer
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    (Original post by revisionlad)
    I know that eukaryote cells contain double membrane bound organelles...But is the membrane of the eukaryote itself a double membrane?
    Although the answers that have been given are correct, were you perhaps asking whether a cell has a double membrane like that of a mitochondrion for example? Because in that case no, the cell membrane is not a double membrane. The cell membrane is a single phospholipid bilayer, while mitochondria have inner and outer membranes with an intermembrane space (which is very important in mitochondria).
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    Because technically the phospholipid bilayer forms just one membrane, it is not a double membrane so to speak
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    Thanks for the answers everyone
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