Membrane Transport Worksheet.docx

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Membrane Transport Worksheet NOOR ALI ID: 12088565 1. Proteins that are inserted into the lipid bilayers must be AMPHIPATHIC , just like the phospholipids that make up the membrane. 2. Ions move down their ELECTROCHEMICAL gradient, which is a combination of their concentration and charge gradient. 3. Clicker Question Response: How would the chloride ions move along their gradient in the image seen during the lecture? a. FROM THE INSIDE TO THE OUTSIDE CELL 4. How does the mutation in the ion channels cause the thick mucus seen in people suffering from cystic fibrosis? The mutation results in a deformed chloride channel, which prevents chloride ions from leaving cells, thus water isn’t pulled from cells by osmosis to maintain the proper mucus
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