discussion_2008_02_08_midtermreview

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Midterm review This review is not comprehensive
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Thermal motion, etc. Diffusion Microscopic Macroscopic (Fick’s equations) Equipartition theorem Boltzmann constant
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Membranes Structure, permeability, mechanical properties Permeability theory, molar flux across a membrane Elastic modulus of a membrane, need for a supporting structure (e.g., cell wall) Membrane proteins Selective permeability Active and passive transport
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Energy across membranes Chemical (derived from Boltzmann dist.) Electrical Balance these at equilibrium for single species to obtain Nernst Careful of sign conventions
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Flagella, bacterial motility Structure of the bacterial flagellum Energy source for flagellar beating Biased random walk Why this is necessary Runs and tumbles and their mechanisms Hierarchical operon induction
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Reynolds number Low Re implies viscosity dominates A bacterium coasts a negligible distance when it stops moving (acceleration is high, momentum does not keep it going)
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