Question

Please answer this question: You place a dialysis bag containing 0.1 M sucrose and 0.3 M maltose (a disaccharide) in a beaker of water containing 0.4 M sucrose. Over time, does the bag expand or shrink? 

Expert Answer

Want to see the step-by-step answer?

Check out a sample Q&A here.

Want to see this answer and more?

Experts are waiting 24/7 to provide step-by-step solutions in as fast as 30 minutes!*

*Response times vary by subject and question complexity. Median response time is 34 minutes and may be longer for new subjects.
Tagged in
ScienceBiology

Cell Biology

Related Biology Q&A

Find answers to questions asked by students like you.

Q: A frequently recommended treatment for hiccups is to hold one’s breathe. The resulting condition, hy...

A: Whenever hiccups occur, it is advised to hold breath. This results in a condition known as hypoventi...

Q: The change of a UAC codon (Tyr) to a UAG codon (Stop) is an example of a:     A. nonsense muta...

A: Option A is correct.The change of a UAC (uracil-adenine-cytosine) codon (tyrosine) to a UAG (uracil-...

Q: What's the difference between a positive and a negative feedback loop? I'm having trouble understand...

A: Positive feedback encourages a physiological process and enhances or amplifies the action of the sys...

Q: List several ways in which microbes affect our lives

A: Micro-organisms are minute organisms that are not visible to the unaided human eye. Examples include...

Q: 7. Organophosphates, which are found in a lot of insecticides, block the activity of acetylcholinees...

A: Acetylcholinesterase is the primary cholinesterase in the body. It is an enzyme that catalyzes the b...

Q: What are the required characterristics of life?

A: Biological sciences deal with life and living organisms. Biology examines the function, origin, grow...

Q: Why can’t most people smell or taste when they have a sinus infection? What blocks these senses?

A: Inflammation of mucous membrane lining the sinuses causes sinusitis. It can be acute (short term) or...

Q: what would you do if you had to dispose tissues and towels from dissection?

A: Tissues and towels from dissection need to be safely handled to prevent infection from body fluids a...

Q: Understanding x - linked dominant/ recessive inheritance patters

A: X-linked inheritance is specifically a sex linked inheritance where the trait inheritance within the...