What is a partition coefficient? What is the relationship between a substance’s partition coefficient and its membrane permeability? Who did the early studies that demonstrated the relationship between membrane permeability and the partition coefficient?
What are two key differences between hexokinase and glucokinase?If a red blood cell has an internal osmolarity of 300 mOsm
A) What is molarity of an iso-osmotic NaCl solution? What would be the molarity of an iso-osmotic CaCl2?
Note: f = 0.93 for NaCl and 0.86 for CaC
Outline how gut endothelial cells transport glucose from the gut lumen to the blood. Include all relevant transport mechanisms and the concentration gradients involved (is glucose going up or down its concentration gradient?
What was Gorter and Grendel’s contribution to our understanding of membrane structure? Outline their experiment that led to their model of membrane
What is the difference between a cofactor and a coenzyme? How are they similar?