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Chapter 7

Question:

Water passes quickly through cell membranes because

A) the bilayer is hydrophilic.

B) it moves through hydrophobic channels.

C) water movement is tied to ATP hydrolysis.

D) it is a small, polar, charged molecule.

E) it moves through aquaporins in the membrane.



Answer:

E) it moves through aquaporins in the membrane.



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Question: Water passes quickly through cell membranes because A) the bilayer is hydrophilic. B) it moves through hydrophobic channels. C) water movement is tied to ATP hydrolysis. D) it is a small, polar, charged molecule. E) it moves through aquaporins in the membrane.
Answer: E) it moves through aquaporins in the membrane.