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How are diffusion and active transport similar?

How are diffusion and active transport similar?

Both serve to transport molecules across cell membranes and both make use of proteins embedded in cell membrane in order to move these molecules.
Is diffusion an example of active transport?

Is diffusion an example of active transport?

No, diffusion is passive transport. Active transport would be when there are actual proteins and structures involved in the transportation of molecules/chemicals/etc.. A sure
What is a disk diffusion test?

What is a disk diffusion test?

  In the disk diffusion test (also called the Kirby Bauer test), disks containing an antimicrobial agent are placed on the surface of an agar plate containing a medium tha

How does diffusion differ from active transport?

Active transport expends energy, unlike osmosis and diffusion. Active transport is a way to move substances against concentration gradients in the cell membrane, so they need

What are the similarities of diffusion and active transport?

I'm not exactly sure... but both move from low concentration areas to high concentration areas. So...I'm im guessing they both diffuse into a membrane. Don't think I'm smart..

How is active transport different from diffusion?

active transport is different from diffusion.  active transport has to do with the movement of chemical substance through a gradient of concentration.  diffusion has to do w
What does diffusion and active transport have in common?

What does diffusion and active transport have in common?

They both transport ions, sugars, and salts across the membrane. Both facilitated diffusion and active transport use proteins as their means of transporting their materials t
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How is the active transport different from diffusion?

Active transport moves material across a cell membrane against a concentration difference and does not require energy. Where diffusion is the process which molecules tend to m
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Is facilitated diffusion is a active transport?

No, facilitated diffusion uses proteins channels to transport items across the cell membrane. Where active transport requires energy and moves items against their concentratio