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    Facilitated Diffusion

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    Simple diffusion is a passive process involving the movement of smaller, nonpolar molecules moving across a membrane from a high concentration area to a low concentration area without any forces acting upon the substance. Facilitated diffusion is a passive diffusion process involving the transportation of large or polar molecules and ions across the cell membrane (which they cannot normally pass through) with the help of transport proteins. Because facilitated diffusion is a form of passive transport, no energy is required for the movement of a solute from a high solute concentration area to a low solute concentration area. Osmosis is the movement of water molecules from a high water concentration area to a low water concentration area across…

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    1a. Osmosis: Osmosis is the diffusion of water across a selectively permeable membrane. Cell membranes have pores that are where molecules pass through the membrane. These pores are too small for some molecules like sugar to pass through, but are large enough for water molecules. These water molecules move across the membrane from areas of low concentrations of solute to high concentrations of solute. The different concentrations affect the water level. However, when a solution is dilute, the…

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    it the skin of the cell. The plasma membrane does many things, but the main thing is it allows the diffusion of molecules.…

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    Osmosis Research Paper

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    transports there are two types, passive and active. Passive transport moves molecules and other substances across the membrane, but unlike active transport it does not use chemical energy. Instead it depends on the permeability. When using active transport molecules go from a high to a low concentration gradient. There are 3 ways for passive transport which are osmosis, diffusion, and facilitated diffusion. Osmosis is when water moves a selectivity permeable membrane. There are three types of…

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    This movement is passive and doesn't require energy Water diffuses through the membrane via osmosis and also through facilitated diffusion with the help of channel proteins called ‘aquaporins’. Both forms of movement (osmosis and facilitated diffusion) are passive and don’t require energy. Alcohol passes through the cell membrane through diffusion and dissolves the lipids within the membrane Bacteria enters the cell via endocytosis. The bacteria will push into cell membrane which will wrap…

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    Because ATP or other energetic compounds are not directly involved in co-transport, it is referred to as secondary active transport. The electrochemical ion gradient is mainly established by the Na+,K+-ATPase. Facilitated diffusion is an example of passive diffusion, but aided by membrane-spanning channel proteins that span the lipid bilayer. Therefore, the particles (molecules or ions) do not have to dissolve in the cell membrane's hydrophobic lipid bilayer, allowing hydrophilic and larger…

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    In the first part of the lab we were able to study the diffusion of various carbohydrates and the osmosis of water. Diffusion is the process of small molecules moving through a semipermeable membrane while osmosis of water is the movement of water through a semipermeable membrane from an area of high water potential (low solute potential) to an area of low water potential (high solute potential). Both diffusion and osmosis move in the direction that would create equilibrium on both sides of the…

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    Simple Diffusion Lab

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    Cells use various methods of transportation to move material in and out of the cell. The semi-permeable plasma membrane surrounds the cell and allows certain materials to enter and exit the cell. Simple diffusion is movement of molecule through the plasma membrane without the help of any channel or proteins. In simple diffusion molecule move down their concentration gradient; as a result, they don’t require energy input. In the computer simulated lab for simple diffusion, nothing will move…

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    Phospholipids Lab Report

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    Diffusion is high to low it involves no ATP nor does it need protein channels. Osmosis is a type of diffusion, it is the movement of water across a semipermeable membrane. Like diffusion there are no ATP but does need channels. There are a few terms to know when evaluating the levels of the solutes. Isotonic is when the levels are equal compared to the reference. Hypertonic is when the solutes are more than the reference. Hypotonic is less than the solutes from the reference. Another type of…

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    the cell, and therefore plays a large role in keeping the internal conditions of the cells constant. As mentioned earlier, the phospholipid bilayer cell membrane is crucial in keeping the internal conditions of the cell constant. This organelle surrounds the cell, providing a selectively permeable membrane to keep the concentration of substances constant (Campbell, Neil et al. 2009). The location of function of this organelle is on the outermost layer of a cell all around it, as it encompasses…

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