Isotonicity occurs in a cell when its solute concentration is the same as the solute concentration of the environment surrounding the cell. The result is there is no net movement of the water and permeable solutes.
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... and provide protein precursors for rapid repair of cell walls damaged by generation of competent cells and the electroporation process, maintain isotonicity to prevent cell death by osmotic rupture and SOC contains glucose for easy energy conversion. (R. Hopper 1995 Genetic Engineering News 15 ...
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