Introduction to Membrane Transport

Introduction to Membrane Transport

Author: Aaron Mullally
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Membrane Transport Objectives

  • Define and describe the concept of selective permeability
  • Describe how the plasma membrane is selectively permeable
  • Define and describe the following terms: passive transport, active transport, concentration gradient
  • Describe how factors like temperature, steepness, concentration affect the rate of diffusion

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Membrane Transport

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