Explain the mechanism included in MWCO membrane of dialysis with the reference to glucose and protein transport.
From the following list answer the questions:
Molecular weight of NaCl – 58.44
Molecular weight of Na – 22.990
Molecular weight of Cl – 35.453
Molecular weight of Urea – 60.07
Molecular weight of Albumin – 66.430 kDa
Molecular weight of Glucose – 180.15588
a) Did any of substances travel against their concentration gradient? Describe why or why not.
b) Using your results from Chart 2, what was the fastest rate of facilitated diffusion recorded? _______________. Explain the conditions that were used to attain this rate.
c) List two ways to improve the rate of glucose transport
d) Whether the NaCl affect the glucose transport?
e) Whether the NaCl need a transport protein for diffusion? Why or why not?