Osmotic potential, solute potential, osmotic pressure etc

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Osmotic potential, solute potential, osmotic pressure etc

Post by Antwell » Sun Mar 04, 2007 3:36 am

Are osmotic potential and solute potential terms which are used interchangeably? And is osmotic pressure potential part of the pressure potential when finding water potential?

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Post by Tan Tze Chein » Mon Mar 05, 2007 10:43 am

Osmotic potential is actually solute potential, so the defination of both term is the same. The water potential of the cell must use the osmotic potential because:
water potential of the cell= osmotic potential multiply by wall pressure

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Post by farahnaazf88 » Sun Nov 16, 2008 10:43 am

I have a really important question--->
If compartment 1 had 2mM of NaCl and Compartment 2 had 10mM of sucrose solution which way would the water molecules move?

would it go into compartment 1 b/c of the high to low thing or is it more complicated than that?

Please Please Please help me with this its really important !

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