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The reciprocal of viscosity; unit: rhe = poise-1.

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Re: drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?

... be a major problem for those that suffer hypertension and other blood volume conditions. The stomach cannot mix properly if it does not have the fluidity to mix problem. You can try this by eating a very heavy fatty cake where the water will not mix with the fat (trust me it doesn't feel good). ...

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by daniel.kurz
Mon Oct 24, 2011 12:26 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?
Replies: 16
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Strength of anesthetic drugs

... molecule the stronger the effect. The cell membrane can be thought of as a fluid structure in which proteins can move about dependent upon the fluidity of the lipids. Why is point 1 and 2 true about anesthetics? This is my theory; if an anesthetic drug is easily dissolved into lipid, it will ...

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by Anna55
Wed Sep 21, 2011 4:36 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Strength of anesthetic drugs
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cell membrane

It is all about the fluidity of the membrane. Think of butter: if it is at 20ºC or at 30ºC what are the immediately noticeable differences? Considering that the bacteria would like to have a consistency (level of fluidity) that would ...

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by canalon
Sat Jun 18, 2011 8:30 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: cell membrane
Replies: 2
Views: 2113

Fluid mosaic model

According to the fluid mosaic model of membrane structure________: A) phospholipids flip-flop between the bilayers to maintain fluidity. B) proteins form a coat on the outer and inner surfaces of the membrane. C) the membrane is a mosaic of proteins and carbohydrate. D) proteins form ...

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by hannahzarzar
Thu May 19, 2011 12:04 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Fluid mosaic model
Replies: 3
Views: 8061

Re: Membrane fluidity

According to me I have been thinking presence of cholesterol, temperature, composition. Example for degree of saturation. And presence of membrane carbohydrates and proteins. This is affect of the dispersion forces.

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by samastemarch
Fri Jun 18, 2010 9:04 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Membrane fluidity
Replies: 3
Views: 29477
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