Active Transport

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Active Transport

Active transport - the movement of a substance against a concentration gradient using energy

Root hair cells...

The cells on the surface of plant roots grow into long hairs which stick out into the soil, giving the plant a bigger surface area for absorbing water and mineral…




Good, but isn't how it actually works examinable on AQA? There are protein molecules in cell membranes which pick up molecules and turn using the energy, and release them into the cell



^agree with cameron

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