{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}


Nonpolar solutes that are soluble in oil will have a

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: oil phase relative to its concentration in the water phase K = Concentration in olive oil Concentration in water The PARTITION COEFFICIENT (K) describes the solubility of a solute in oil relative to its solubility in water • The greater the relative solubility in oil the higher the partition coefficient, the more easily the solute can dissolve in the plasma membrane’s lipid bilayer APPLICATION: 1. Nonpolar solutes that are soluble in oil will have a. ↑K b. ↓K 2. Polar solutes that are insoluble in oil will have a. ↑K b. ↓K Student Academic Resource Center Tutor: Sarah PCB3703 Human Physiology SPRING 2013 MEMBRANE TRANSPORT WORKSHEET ONE 3. DIFFUSION COEFFICIENT (D) D = __K T___...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Ask a homework question - tutors are online