Cystic Fibrosis – Diseases Ep 3

Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disorder affecting specific channel proteins in cell membranes. In this article we will look at how it is inherited, how chloride ion transport is affected, and the symptoms which develop as a consequence. Inheritance of cystic fibrosis Cystic fibrosis is an inherited recessive disorder, meaning it is caused by a … Read more

Gas Exchange in Humans – Exchange and Transport Ep 5

We've now looked at three ways in which substances can be transported across cell membranes: diffusion, osmosis, and active transport. Today's topic is example of where diffusion takes place in the human body, all with the purpose of taking in oxygen for respiration and removing carbon dioxide. There's quite a lot of information today so … Read more

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