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An Investigation to show the levels of sugar in potato cells using the process of Osmosis.

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Introduction

Gareth Hopkins 4/28/07 An Investigation to show the levels of sugar in potato cells using the process of Osmosis. Introduction The aim of this experiment is to investigate the movement of water into and out of potato cells by the process known as osmosis. ...read more.

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Nature likes to balance things out so liquid is drawn from the side with the lower concentration to the side with higher concentration. This is the process plants use to get water to the top of plants, up to 100 metres for the giant redwoods. ...read more.

Conclusion

The glucose may be stored in the photosynthesising cell's vacuole as a sugar or converted into starch. The advantage of using the cell vacuole as a storage organ is that the concentration of solutes in the cytoplasm can be kept within levels that allow the cell to function best. Water entering a cell then has to pass through two membranes to reach the solutes in the cell vacuole. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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