Osmosis, Active Transport, And Facilitated Diffusion

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The 3 types of cellular transport that I am including are Osmosis, Active Transport, and Facilitated Diffusion. Osmosis allows water to move from a region of lower solute concentration to a region of higher solute concentration until both sides are equal. During Osmosis, only water molecules can pass through, and sugar molecules cannot pass through the membrane. This process requires no energy from the cell. An example of osmosis is in an hypotonic red blood cell, which will cause the cell to burst due to the cell having too much water. Cells can regulate water concentrations through osmoregulation. Active transport requires energy because it pumps solute against its concentration gradient. Energy for this work is usually supplied by ATP. To

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