Active transport

  • Created by: F.W1234
  • Created on: 06-11-18 14:16

Transport of molecules from an area of low concentration to an area of high concentration. Requires energy and a carrier protein.

Metabolic energy is supplied by ATP.

The process is selective, only specific substances can be transported through specific carriers.

The process:

1) The molecule or ion binds to receptors in the channel of the carrieron from outside the cell.

2) On the inside of the cell ATP binds…


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