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Diffusion equilibrium

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noun

The state in which the concentrations of the diffusing substance in the two compartments are the same or become equal.


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SURFACE AREA TO VOLUME RATIO AND DIFFUSION - Please help!

Diffusion describes the spread of particles through random motion from regions of higher concentration ... It is dependent on the motion of the molecules and continues until the reaches a state of equilibrium, which is when the molecules are randomly distributed throughout the system. Diffusion ...

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by chanelledt
Thu Nov 18, 2010 8:19 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: SURFACE AREA TO VOLUME RATIO AND DIFFUSION - Please help!
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Pls. I need help with my hw

... D) Secondary active transport using a antiport The rate of facilitated diffusion of glucose through GLUT4 transported on skeletal muscle occurs ... glucose antiport Which of the following plays a role in the "K+ Equilibrium" across a cell membrane? A. The attraction of extracellular ...

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by mslazy
Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:56 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Pls. I need help with my hw
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Dynamic Equilibrium

... I went to the dictionary section there wasn't a defenition for dynamic equilibrium. I'm trying to be helpful so I figured I'd post it here just in case anyone ever needs it. DYNAMIC EQULIBRIUM: The result of diffusion where there is continuous movement of particles but no overall charge ...

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by aslansfriend93
Fri Jan 16, 2009 1:09 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dynamic Equilibrium
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Views: 5168

Re: HoMeWoRk HeLp

... in beaker 'A.' The water diffused into the tubing until it reached equilibrium, while the molasses remained unchanged due to it being unable to diffuse across the tubing (or would the water diffusion through it affect it?) 5. Describe and account for any changes that occurred ...

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by HAiKUGiRL
Sat Mar 08, 2008 10:39 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HoMeWoRk HeLp
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Effect of osmosis in potato cells

... case, solute is salt. It can increase membrane permeability and cause diffusion of substances from the sap and salt into the sap until new equilibrium is achieved. However, I do not think diffusion will affect osmosis on the whole ...

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by Cat
Fri Mar 07, 2008 2:33 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Effect of osmosis in potato cells
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