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Active/Passive Transport and role of ATP

If you were to destroy all the ATP in a cell how would it affect osmosis, diffusion and active transport?

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Passive transport always operates from regions of greater concentration to regions of lesser concentration. Diffusion and osmosis are examples of passive transport. In this, molecules move down their concentration gradients from high concentration to low concentration. No external ...

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The solution with definitions of each terms are determined. The active/passive transport and role of ATP are found.