Fluid mosaic model of the cell.

2.Explain what is involved with the fluid mosaic model of the cell. In addition, specify which macromolecules are involved and describe the role(s) associated with them.

  1. ATP plays a major role in life’s processes. Explain how the sodium-potassium pump plays a role in secondary active transport.
  2. Explain which eukaryotic organelle you think is the most critical to the cell. 
  3. Describe three similarities and three differences of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
  4. If a cell has 100,000,000 water molecules inside and it is placed in a tube with 50,000,000 water molecules, predict and explain what will happen to the cell. 
  5. A battle between an amoeba and a single-celled protist, chilomonas ensues.  The amoeba wins, but the large piece of chilomonas is too big to pass through the plasma membrane of the amoeba to eat.  Describe the process by which the amoeba absorbs and digests the chilomonas.

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