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Chapter 7

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You are working on a team that is designing a new drug. In order for this drug to work, itmust enter the cytoplasm of specific target cells. Which of the following would be a factor thatdetermines whether the moleculeenters the cell?

A) blood or tissue type of the patient

B) non-polarity of the drug molecule

C) lack of charge on the drug molecule

D) similarity of the drug molecule to other molecules transported by the target cells

E) lipid composition of the target cells' plasma membrane



Answer:

D) similarity of the drug molecule to other molecules transported by the target cells



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Question: You are working on a team that is designing a new drug. In order for this drug to work, itmust enter the cytoplasm of specific target cells. Which of the following would be a factor thatdetermines whether the moleculeenters the cell? A) blood or tissue type of the patient B) non-polarity of the drug molecule C) lack of charge on the drug molecule D) similarity of the drug molecule to other molecules transported by the target cells E) lipid composition of the target cells' plasma membrane
Answer: D) similarity of the drug molecule to other molecules transported by the target cells