Describe the characteristics and functions of each component of a cell membrane?
List six major functions of membrane proteins?
Explain the role of membrane carbohydrates in cell-cell recognition?
Explain how hydrophobic molecules cross cell membranes?
Distinguish between channel proteins and carrier proteins?
Define diffusion. Explain why diffusion is a passive and spontaneous process?
Explain why a concentration gradient of a substance across a membrane represents potential energy?
Distinguish between solutions that are hypertonic, hypotonic, and isotonic to cell contents?
Define osmosis and predict the direction of water movement based on differences in solute concentrations?
Explain how transport proteins facilitate diffusion?
Distinguish between osmosis, facilitated diffusion, and active transport?
Explain how large molecules are transported across a cell membrane?
Distinguish between exocytosis and endocytosis?
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