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Diffuse

Diffuse

Not definitely limited or localised, widely distributed.

Origin: L. Dis = apart, fundere = to pour


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Re: diffusion

Bigger molecules diffuse more slowly.

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by jonmoulton
Fri Apr 04, 2014 2:59 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: diffusion
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Diffusion and concentration gradient

... a crowd, with women and men, randomly moving across a sidewalk from one side of a park to the other. If the movement is random, men will gradually diffuse along their gradient, women along theirs, and even though they are all "people," the process still works...

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by Darby
Fri Dec 20, 2013 3:14 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Diffusion and concentration gradient
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Re: Diffusion and concentration gradient

... direction. If there is more O2 in region A than in region B, there will be more movement of O2 from A to B than from B to A. After all, O2 can't diffuse out of region B if it isn't already present in region B. If B is filled with mostly CO2, then most of the diffusion out of B will be of CO2.

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by wildfunguy
Thu Dec 19, 2013 12:51 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Diffusion and concentration gradient
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Chemiosmosis

Chemiosmosis is relates to the generation of ATP by the movement of hydrogen ions across a membrane during cellular respiration.It will diffuse from an area of high proton concentration to an area of lower proton concentration. This could be harnessed to make ATP. He likened this process to ...

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by MarkHolland
Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:34 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Chemiosmosis
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Re: Transpiration Please help Me

... to occur. It lets carbon dioxide into the plant and oxygen out of the plant. Carbon dioxide and oxygen, as well as water, does not passively diffuse into the plant. Obviously, carbon dioxide is necessary for photosynthesis. If the amount of oxygen increases within the plant (due to the splitting ...

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by daddyjames
Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:34 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Transpiration Please help Me
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