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Aria H.

asked • 03/09/19

Phospholipid Bilayer Question

Question: At the start of an experiment, a phospholipid-bilayer membrane that contains the glucose transporter (GLUT-1) but no other proteins separates a 1-liter solution of 1M NaCl (on the right) from a 1-liter solution of 1M glucose (on the left). By the end of the experiment,


a. there will be more water on the left side of the membrane than on the

right side.

b. there will be more water on the right side of the membrane than on the left.

c. there will be the same amount of water on both sides of the membrane.

d. water molecules will no longer cross the membrane.

e. not enough information


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