1. What is dialysis?
- the electrophoretic mobility of the particles depends on the size , ccharge and shape.
- diffusion of small molecules and ions from the colloid across the dialysation membrane eg cellophane which is permeable to small molecules and not colloid perticlaes
- The removal of waste products from the blood (purpose of an artificial kidney)
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2. which of these is not a feature of a colloid?
- settles by ultracentrifugation - cannot use filtration
- > 500nm
- Can be separated by electrophoresis because they often carry a charge
- Can be seen by electric microscope
- Contributes to the oncotic pressure
- Allows dialysis
- Because of their large size- they can induce light diffusion
- Optical feature: Opalescent
3. which of these is not a way to classify Colloids?
- Organic colloids - colloid particles (eg DNA, viruses, vesicles) or colloid systems(- blood plasma, lymph, cytosol)
- Interaction with water - hydrophobic and hydrophillic
- Structure of colloid - Molecular (sungle large molecule eg. proteins/starch) or micellar (particles composed from smaller amphillic ones eg. soap/phospholipids
- Mobility of coloids eg solutions (free in their motion as in a true solution) and gel (particles arranged in a solid net e.g fibrin gel, gelatine
4. what is a protective colloid?
- proteins in the blood are protective colloids of Calcium phosphate and calcium carbonate leading to its precipitation (forming gall stones)
- A protective colloid are substances that form a hydrophobic colloid solution stabilizing the hydrophillic colloid particles.
- A protective colloid are substances that form a hydrophilic colloid solution stabilizing the hydrophobic colloid particles.
- A stubstance that specifically stabilises emulsions eg glycocholic (facilate absorption of dietary lipids)
5. Which of these will increase stabilization of a colloid particle?
- Adding the ionic strength by adding
- Adding water soluble organic solvent (destroys the lyosphere)
- Add a little salt (eg. increases solubility of globulins)
- Changing the Ph to its isoelectric point for amphoteric colloid particles like proteins