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Unformatted text preview: Transport through cell membranes AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport AS 1 Transport through cell membranes The phospholipid bilayer is a good barrier around cells, especially to water soluble molecules. However, for the cell to survive some materials need to be able to enter and leave the cell. There are 4 basic mechanisms: 1. DIFFUSION and FACILITATED DIFFUSION 2. OSMOSIS 3. ACTIVE TRANSPORT 4. BULK TRANSPORT AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 2 Diffusion of liquids AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 3 •Diffusion is the net movement of molecules (or ions) from a region of their high concentration to a region of their lower concentration. The molecules move down a concentration gradient. The concentration Molecules have kinetic energy, which makes them Molecules kinetic which move about randomly. As a result of diffusion molecules reach an equilibrium where they are evenly spread out. where This is when there is no net movement of molecules This from either side. from AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport AS 4 DIFFUSION Diffusion is a PASSIVE process which means no energy is used to make the molecules move, they have a natural kinetic energy. AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 5 Diffusion of Bromine AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 6 Diffusion of Bromine AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 7 Diffusion through a membrane Cell membrane Inside cell Outside cell AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 8 Diffusion through a membrane Cell membrane diffusion Inside cell Outside cell AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 9 Diffusion through a membrane Cell membrane Inside cell Outside cell EQUILIBRIUM AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 10 AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 11 AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 12 What determines the rate of diffusion? There 4 factors: 1. The steepness of the concentration gradient. The bigger the difference between the two sides of the membrane the quicker the rate of diffusion. 2. Temperature. Higher temperatures give molecules or ions more kinetic energy. Molecules move around faster, so diffusion is faster. 3. The surface area. The greater the surface area the faster the diffusion can take place. This is because the more molecules or ions can cross the membrane at any one moment. 4. The type of molecule or ion diffusing. Large molecules need more energy to get them to move so they tend to diffuse more slowly. Non­polar molecules diffuse more easily than polar molecules because they are soluble in the non polar phospholipid tails. AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 13 Molecules that diffuse through cell Molecules membranes membranes 1. Oxygen – Non­polar so diffuses very quickly. 1. Carbon dioxide – Polar but very small so diffuses quickly. 2. Water – Polar but also very small so diffuses quickly. AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 14 Facilitated diffusion Large polar molecules such as glucose and amino acids, cannot diffuse across the phospholipid bilayer. Also ions such as Na+ or Cl­ cannot pass. These molecules pass through protein channels instead. Diffusion through these channels is called FACILITATED DIFFUSION. Movement of molecules is still PASSIVE just like ordinary diffusion, the only difference is, the molecules go through a protein channel instead of passing between the phospholipids. AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 15 AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 16 Facilitated Diffusion through a membrane Cell membrane Protein channel Inside cell Outside cell AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 17 Facilitated Diffusion through a membrane Cell membrane diffusion Protein channel Inside cell Outside cell AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 18 Facilitated Diffusion through a membrane Cell membrane diffusion Protein channel Inside cell Outside cell EQUILIBRIUM AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 19 Facilitated Diffusion: Molecules will randomly move through the opening like pore, by diffusion. This requires no energy, it is a PASSIVE process. Molecules move from an area of high concentration to an area of low conc. AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 20 Facilitated diffusion AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 21 Osmosis ‘The diffusion of water from an area of high concentration of water molecules (high water potential) to an area of low concentration of water (low water potential) across a partially permeable membrane.’ AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 22 Osmosis DILUTE SOLUTION CONCENTRATED SOLUTION Cell membrane partially permeable. Sugar molecule VERY Low conc. of water molecules. High water potential. VERY High conc. of water molecules. High water potential. Inside cell Outside cell AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 23 Osmosis Cell membrane partially permeable. OSMOSIS High conc. of water molecules. High water potential. Inside cell Low conc. of water molecules. High water potential. Outside cell AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 24 Osmosis Cell membrane partially permeable. OSMOSIS Inside cell Outside cell EQUILIBRIUM. Equal water concentration on each side. Equal water potential has been reached. There is no net movement of water AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 25 AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 26 AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 27 AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 28 AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 29 AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 30 AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 31 AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 32 AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 33 AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 34 AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 35 AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 36 Exocytosis The opposite of endocytosis is exocytosis. Large molecules that are manufactured in the cell are released through the cell membrane. manufactured AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 37 AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 38 AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 39 Endocytosis is the case when a molecule causes the cell membrane to bulge inward, forming a vesicle. Phagocytosis is the type of Phagocytosis endocytosis where an entire cell is engulfed. Pinocytosis is when the external fluid is engulfed. Receptor-mediated endocytosis occurs when the material to be transported binds to certain specific molecules in the membrane. Examples include the transport of insulin and cholesterol into animal cells. into AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 40 AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 41 AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 42 Cotransport also uses the process of diffusion. In this case a molecule that is moving naturally into the cell through diffusion is used to drag another molecule into the cell. In this example glucose hitches a ride with sodium. with AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 43 Receptor Proteins These proteins are used in intercellular communication. In this animation you can see the a hormone binding to the receptor. This causes the receptor protein release a signal to perform some action. causes AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 44 Cotransport also uses the process of diffusion. In this case a molecule that is moving naturally into the cell through diffusion is used to drag another molecule into the cell. In this example glucose hitches a ride with sodium. with AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 45 These are carrier proteins. They do not extend through the membrane. These They bond and drag molecules through the bilipid layer and release them on the opposite side. AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 46 Vesicle-mediated transport Vesicle-mediated Vesicles and vacuoles that fuse with the cell membrane may be Vesicles vacuoles utilized to release or transport chemicals out of the cell or to allow them to enter a cell. Exocytosis is the term applied when transport is out of Exocytosis the cell. the AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 47 Cell Membrane - Function - Endocytosis The cell membrane can also engulf structures that are much too large to fit through the pores in the membrane proteins this process is known as endocytosis. In this process the membrane itself wraps around the particle and pinches off a vesicle inside the cell. In this animation an ameba engulfs a food particle. animation AS Biology, Cell membranes and Transport 48 This powerpoint was kindly donated to www.worldofteaching.com http://www.worldofteaching.com is home to over a thousand powerpoints submitted by teachers. 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