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Published by Academic Press in Orlando .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biological transport,
  • Cell membranes

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWilfred D. Stein with a contribution by W.R. Lieb.
ContributionsLieb, W. R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH509 .S74 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 685 p. :
Number of Pages685
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3028642M
ISBN 100126646600, 0126646619
LC Control Number85009134

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  Passive transport is a way that small molecules or ions move across the cell membrane without input of energy by the cell. The three main kinds of passive transport are diffusion,osmosis, and facilitated diffusion. Diffusion is the movement of molecules from an area of high concentration of the molecules to an area with a lower concentration.   Transport Across Cell Membranes. All cells acquire the molecules and ions they need from their surrounding extracellular fluid (ECF). There is an unceasing traffic of molecules and ions in and out of the cell through its plasma membrane (Examples: glucose, \(Na^+\), \(Ca^{2+}\)).   Active transport occurs only through the lipid layer of the cell membrane where the transported substance combines with a specific carrier protein. It requires energy derived directly from the breakdown of adenosine triphosphate or another high-energy phosphate compound (creatine phosphate).This leads to the conformational change in the carrier and it pumps the carried substance across . Whereas diffusion transports material across membranes and within cells, osmosis transports only water across a membrane and the membrane limits the diffusion of solutes in the water. Osmosis is a special case of diffusion. Water, like other substances, moves from an area of higher concentration to one of lower : Lisa Bartee, Walter Shriner, Catherine Creech.

Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Stein, Wilfred D. Transport and diffusion across cell membranes. Orlando: Academic Press, Understanding how cells transport ions and molecules across their membranes is one of the most important concepts in biology. Once you have mastered these processes, you’ll have a great foundation to learn more complex systems such as membrane potential, action potentials, and how cells . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stein, Wilfred D. Transport and diffusion across cell membranes. Orlando: Academic Press, (OCoLC) Passive Transport: In order to understand how substances move passively across a cell membrane, it is necessary to understand concentration gradients and diffusion. A concentration gradient is the difference in concentration of a substance across a space.