MEMBRANE TRANSPORT WORKSHEET ONE

Solute increases solubility in the lipid membrane

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Unformatted text preview: ) • PERMEABILITY (P) includes: o Partition coefficient (K) o Diffusion coefficient (D) o Membrane thickness (ΔX) P = _K D_ Δ X P = PERMEABILITY K = PARTITION COEFFICIENT D = DIFFUSION COEFFICIENT ΔX = MEMBRANE THICKNESS • By combining several variables into PERMEABILITY (P) the RATE OF NET DIFFUSION (J) is simplified to the following expression: J =  ­ P A (C1...
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This note was uploaded on 07/22/2013 for the course PCB 3703C taught by Professor Morgan during the Spring '07 term at University of Central Florida.

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