Discussion Questions on Cell Membrane and Cellular Energy

1. In detail, explain 3 ways in which substances move in and out of a cell.

2. In what situation would transportation across a membrane require energy? Be specific.

3. In terms of tonicity, which is ideal for a plant cell and which is ideal for an animal cell?

4. Compare and contrast allosteric regulation to competitive inhibition.

5. Define anabolic/catabolic inhibition and provide specific examples of each.