Cell membrane

The lipid bilayer consists of phospholipids. Phospholipids consist of a nonpolar alkyl attached to a […]

Hypertonic vs hypotonic

Cells are permeable to H2O, glucose, and fructose. If you place a cell in salt […]

Membrane transport

Passive TransportPolar MoleculesLess than 3 carbonsNo net chargeNo energy required for transport. Cross fast with […]

Sodium/Potassium Pump

The Sodium/Potassium Pump puts Na+ outside the cell and K+ inside the cell. 3Na+ mols […]

Transport System Identification

Hypothesis: Transport system is enzymatic. Experiment: Show saturation effect. We incubate a culture in labeled […]

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