Transport in Plants and Humans

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  • Created on: 10-04-14 14:01
Need for a transport system in multicellular
move substances to and from individual cells quickly
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Xylem
transports water and mineral salts from the roots to other parts of the plants
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Transpiration
Evaporation of water from the surface of a plant
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Humidity
Drier air - increase rate
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Light Intensity
Brighter - increase rate
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Temperature
Hotter - increase rate
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Wind Speed
Higher - increase rate
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Red Blood Cells
small, bioconcave, large SA, haemoglobin, no nucleus
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Phagocytes
detect foreign substances engulf them and digest them
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Lymphocytes
come across a foreign antigen and produce antibodies - if another similar pathogen comes along the antibodies will reproduce quickly - memory cells
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Xylem

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transports water and mineral salts from the roots to other parts of the plants

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Transpiration

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Humidity

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Light Intensity

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