cell membranes and protein structures

Mitchell Isaacs misaacs at spam_me_not.student.usyd.edu.au
Thu Oct 18 19:07:26 EST 2001


"Peter R Clayton" <claytons.claytons at btinternet.com> wrote in message
news:9qna86$m5q$1 at neptunium.btinternet.com...

>   I conducted an experiment where I took a core of beetroot and placed in
> into distilled water of differing temperatures (45-80 degrees celcius).  I
> found out that more pigment comes out of the beetroot if there is a higher
> temperature.

>   There is also the role of the collision theory which would mean
molecules
> are moving much faster and can escape through the membranes faster?
Bingo. (and membranes will be a bit more fluid)

Cheers,
Mitchell





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