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by mkw743
Thu Nov 24, 2005 12:46 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Hypotonic, Isotonic and Hypertonic solutions
Replies: 11
Views: 105201

when a cell is put in a hypertonic solution, there is net water movement going out of the cell. this casues the cell content to shrink. when excess water is lost, the cell membrane of the plant cell will separate from the cell wall. this is known as plasmolyis however the cell membrane will not sepa...
by mkw743
Tue Nov 01, 2005 12:03 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Plz Help!
Replies: 5
Views: 3277

i think there are mainly two importance: 1. reduction of chromosome number from diploid to haploid so that the resulatant chromosome number can be constant after the fertilisation process 2. random assortment of chromosome and crossing over give more genetic variation, or formation of new linkage gr...
by mkw743
Sat Oct 29, 2005 2:31 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: lysosome
Replies: 7
Views: 5904


would anyone please explain to me why the hydrolytic enzyme inside lysosome would not self-digest the cell membrane of lysosome
Thank you