Gas exchange and Glycogen

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Where does gas exhange occur?
through the cell membrane
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What is the membrane?
thin
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How does oxygen enter the cell?
from water
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What type of molecules are O2?
small non polar molecules
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What is diffusion?
travel down a concentration gradient
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What do molecules normally have?
a large surface area to volume ratio
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What is glycogen made up of?
alpha glucose
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What bonds does Glycogen have?
joined by 1,4/1,6 glycosidic bonds
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What sort of structure is glycogen?
branched, compact structure
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What is it normally?
hydrolysed
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What about the solubility?
low
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What does glycogen not do?
diffuse out of cells
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