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What do we call the small pores in a membrane through which diffusion takes place?

Asked by Dscampbell, Last updated: Jan 07, 2020

1. Aquaporins
2. Apertures
3. Orofices
4. Water channels


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D. gray

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D. gray, Builder, Builder, Las Vegas

Answered Mar 06, 2019

The answer to this is number 1. Aquaporins. This integral membrane is responsible for providing the needed channels so that water can be transferred easily. You can just imagine how hard it would...Read More
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Oct 27, 2016

(1) Aquaporins

Aquaporins are membrane water channels that regulate the passage of water through cell membranes.

 

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