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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Active transport is important for cellular function because it moves important items, such as calcium and glucose, into and out of cells. Proteins sit on the cell membrane, with one part inside and one part outside the m... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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