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Facilitated diffusion
Definition:
Facilitated diffusion (or facilitated transport) is a form of passive transport across biological membranes and refers to carrier-mediated transport of molecules/ions down a concentration gradient. Facilitated transport is mediated by facilitative transporters (also referred to as uniporters).

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Facilitated Diffusion






Posted: Sunday, April 14, 2013
Last updated: Sunday, July 28, 2013