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How will conc. on 2 sides be equal when osmosis stops?

I said, if it was possible, i.e. if the hypotonic solution also contained some solute and the difference would not be so huge.

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by JackBean
Wed Dec 19, 2012 6:57 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: How will conc. on 2 sides be equal when osmosis stops?
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Tonicity Explanation

... of the osmotic pressure (as defined by the water potential of the two solutions) of two solutions separated by a semipermeable membrane. It is ... one solution can have relative to another. The three are hypertonic, hypotonic, and isotonic.

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by einfopedia
Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:44 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Tonicity Explanation
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Views: 32121

Re: Cell Permability

... to lower conc of solvent molecules across semi permeable membrane. hypotonic solution- solution having low conc of solute molecule. hypertonic solution- solution having ...

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by ipsha03
Thu Jul 14, 2011 4:25 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cell Permability
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Views: 23794


... would happen if a cell containing 97% water were placed in a 10% salt solution? (A 10% salt solution would contain 90% water) I need to include ... i am going to need to know if the tonicity is isotonic, hypertonic, or hypotonic, and i can't seem to understand that part. I have read my book ...

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by pompey2012
Sat Apr 02, 2011 4:54 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Tonicity.
Replies: 1
Views: 7009

Cell Membrane

... am not sure of the answers for these questions. A cell is placed into a solution that has the same osmolarity. However, one of the ions in the solution ... which the cell was placed would become: (1 mark) a) hyperosmotic b) hypotonic c) isotonic d) hypertonic e) iso-osmotic Is it iso-osmotic? Which ...

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by Nicolodn
Sat Sep 18, 2010 8:05 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cell Membrane
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Views: 6015
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