Tag: homeostasis

How does the cell membrane contribute to cell homeostasis

How does the cell membrane contribute to cell homeostasis

Role of the cell membrane in cell homeostasis a.Role of the cell membrane lipid in cell homeostasis i. The lipid layer in the middle of the membrane is impermeable to the usual water-soluble substances, such as ions, glucose, and urea. Fat-soluble substances, such as oxygen, carbon dioxide, alcohol, can penetrate this portion of the membrane […]

April 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
Pituitary Gland and hormones of Anterior Pituitary Gland

Pituitary Gland and hormones of Anterior Pituitary Gland

Pituitary Gland and hormones of Anterior Pituitary Gland Pituitary Gland In vertebrate anatomy the pituitary gland, or hypophysis, is an endocrine gland about the size of a pea and weighing 0.5 g (0.02 oz.) in humans. It is not a part of the brain. It is a protrusion off the bottom of the hypothalamus at […]

April 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
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