Unformatted text preview: have smaller osmotic responses than live cells. • Lysis. Adding a detergent (e.g., trisodium phosphate (TSP)) to the extracellular solution will dissolve the cell’s membrane. You may choose one of these hypotheses or develop your own original hypothesis. Design your experiment and discuss your plan with the staff. After your idea is approved, do your experiment and collect data. Your homework assignment is to write a short report (three pages, which is approximately 3 × 350 words) plus supporting images and graphs. Also submit photocopies of your lab notebook pages documenting your experiment. Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology HST.410J: Projects in Microscale Engineering for the Life Sciences, Spring 2007 Course Directors: Prof. Dennis Freeman, Prof. Martha Gray, and Prof. Alexander Aranyosi...
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- Spring '07
- Prof. Alexander Aranyosi, Microscale Engineering, Harvard-MIT Division