Diffusion, Osmosis, and Cell Membranes

This exercise introduces the dynamic complexes of proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids that comprise cell membranes. You should learn that membranes are fluid, with components that move, change, and perform vital physiological roles as they allow cells to communicate with each other and their environment. We also show that membranes also are important for regulating ion and molecular traffic flow between cells,and that defects in membrane components lead to many significant diseases.

Standards & Objectives

Academic standards
CLE 3005.8.5
Know and use appropriate literary terms to derive meaning and comprehension from various literary genres.
CLE 3210.1.5
Compare different models to explain the movement of materials into and out of cells.
 
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