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What happens if plasma membrane ruptures or breaks?

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If the plasma membrane ruptures or breaks down, the following may happen. 

a) The cell will lose its shape. 

b) Since plasma membrane is selectively permeable. If it breaks all the useful substances also move out of the cell, all the metabolic activities of the cell will get effected and the cell may die.

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