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Unformatted text preview: remember that these terms do not explain the osmotic process. They just describe the relative ionic concentrations on two sides of a selectively permeable membrane. So what will happen if you place red blood cells, which have an internal solute concentration approximately equivalent to O.85Vo NaCl, in saturated NaCI solution and in pure distilled water? Using the concept of entfopy and free enerry, predict and explain what will happen....
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course MBB 222 taught by Professor Briscoe during the Fall '10 term at Simon Fraser.
- Fall '10