Active transport occurs in the cell membrane. Active transport is when a cell uses energy to transport proteins from one side of the cell membrane to the other side. More » Science Biology Cells

The two types of active transport are transport proteins and membrane vesicles. Transport proteins is similar to facilitated diffusion and membrane vesicles is usually called endocytosis. More » Business & Finance Industries

Two examples of active transport include the root hair cells in plants taking in mineral ions and humans taking in glucose through their intestines. In general terms, active transport refers to a substance moving from ar... More » Science Biology Molecular Biology & DNA
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There are three bodies responsible for transport in the cell including the endoplasmic reticulum, the vesicles and the cell membrane. The endoplasmic reticulum moves materials within the cell body, while the vesicles mov... More » Science Biology Cells

Active transport is a method cells use to move individual molecules from areas of lower concentration to areas of higher concentration. This transport is generally from inside the cell to outside the cell or vice versa. ... More » Science Biology Molecular Biology & DNA

Active transport requires energy because it is pumping particles, such as proteins, ions and sugar molecules, against a concentration gradient: from areas of lower to higher solute concentration. The main energy source f... More » Science Biology Molecular Biology & DNA

Active transport is different from passive transport in that during active transport, molecules move against the concentration gradient, which means they move from a low-concentration area to a high-concentration area. O... More » Science Biology