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September 3, 2021

Passive Transport: Types and Functions

Introduction Passive transport is the process of transporting molecules from one side of the membrane to the other without any energy requirements. The transport of materials across the cell membrane is necessary to uphold cellular homeostasis. It’s required to maintain the pH, volume, and accumulation of nutrients for protein synthesis…
August 27, 2021

Biological Membrane: Structure, Components, and Functions

Introduction and History The biological membrane, also known as cell membrane or biomembrane, is a selectively permeable membrane that defines the boundary of the cell and separates it from the external environment. The existence of cell membranes wasn’t known until the invention of the microscope in the seventeenth century. With…