How do neutral solutes move across the plasma membrane? Can the polar molecules also move across it in the same way? If not then how are these transported across the membrane?

Asked by Abhisek | 1 year ago |  64

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Solution :-

Neutral solutes do not carry any charge because they move across the plasma membrane through osmosis. while polar molecules are charged molecules so they cannot pass through the non-polar membrane. To cross the non-polar membrane they require a carrier protein that facilitates its transport inside the cell. If this transport takes place against the concentration gradient, it will require energy in the form of ATP.

Answered by Pragya Singh | 1 year ago

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