Share
Explore BrainMass

type of transport mechanism

Which is faster facilitated diffusion or active transport? Ideas are given.

Solution Preview

The type of transport mechanism is not connected with rate of reaction. However, the rate of reaction is tied to the concentration gradient for facilitated diffusion and with an energy source for active transport.

In facilitated diffusion, molecules/ions are moved across the membrane DOWN their concentration gradient. The free energy for ...

Solution Summary

This job examines the type of transport mechanism.

$2.19