facilitated transport


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facilitated transport

[fə′sil· ə‚tād·əd ′trans‚pȯrt]
(physiology)
The transport of certain materials across a cell membrane, down a concentration gradient, assisted by enzymelike carrier proteins embedded in the membrane and without the explicit provision of energy.
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In facilitated transport membrane, supports are responsible for mechanical strength, stability as well as permeability of the membrane based on their porosity and pore size.
Two different amines, MEA and DEA, were incorporated as the mobile carriers in these novel facilitated transport membranes.
Koval, "Review of Facilitated Transport Membranes," in Materials Science of Membranes for Gas and Vapor Separation, Materials Science of Membranes for Gas and Vapor Separation, Y.
The purpose of this study is to derive an approximate analytical solution for the prediction of the facilitation factor and permeation rate through liquid membranes for the facilitated transport of C[O.
They developed a model for facilitated transport of C[O.
2] facilitated transport in the case where the reversible reaction (1) is occurred inside the liquid membranes.
2] facilitated transport experiment through liquid membranes, present and literature numerical results.
Versteeg, "Analytical Solution for Facilitated Transport Across a Membrane," Chem.

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