cell wall permeability

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cell wall permeability

Post by rdyorks » Wed Jan 25, 2006 6:13 pm

Are cell walls (as opposed to membranes)freely permeable?

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Post by MrMistery » Wed Jan 25, 2006 7:28 pm

To put it shortly, yes. Everything can pass through them
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Post by Jennifer » Wed Jan 25, 2006 8:20 pm

Cell walls are more rigid, so it's more difficult for substances to pass through them.
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Post by MrMistery » Wed Jan 25, 2006 8:22 pm

No, there is no relation between their rigidity and their permeability
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