Hypotonic Solution

From The School of Biomedical Sciences Wiki
(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
(Added Page with reference and links attached)
 
 
Line 1: Line 1:
&nbsp;A hypotonic solution is where the&nbsp;[[Osmolarity|<span style="font-size: 13.28px;">osmolarity</span><span style="font-size: 13.28px;">&nbsp;</span>]]<span style="font-size: 13.28px;">of the solution outside the cell is lower then the osmolarity of the solution inside the cell</span><ref>Hardin Jeff, Bertoni Gregory, Kleinsmith Lewis J. Becker's World of the cell. 9th edition. Upper Saddle River: Pearson. 2017</ref><span style="font-size: 13.28px;">. This leads to [[Water|water]] moving inside the cell by [[Osmosis|osmosis]], which in some cases can lead to [[Cell Lysis|lysis]] of the cell</span><ref>Hardin Jeff, Bertoni Gregory, Kleinsmith Lewis J. Becker's World of the cell. 9th edition. Upper Saddle River: Pearson. 2017</ref><span style="font-size: 13.28px;">.</span>  
+
A hypotonic solution is where the&nbsp;[[Osmolarity|<span style="font-size: 13.28px;">osmolarity</span><span style="font-size: 13.28px;">&nbsp;</span>]]<span style="font-size: 13.28px;">of the solution outside the cell is lower then the osmolarity of the solution inside the cell</span><ref>Hardin Jeff, Bertoni Gregory, Kleinsmith Lewis J. Becker's World of the cell. 9th edition. Upper Saddle River: Pearson. 2017</ref><span style="font-size: 13.28px;">. This leads to [[Water|water]] moving inside the cell by [[Osmosis|osmosis]], which in some cases can lead to [[Cell Lysis|lysis]] of the cell</span><ref>Hardin Jeff, Bertoni Gregory, Kleinsmith Lewis J. Becker's World of the cell. 9th edition. Upper Saddle River: Pearson. 2017</ref><span style="font-size: 13.28px;">.</span><br>  
 
+
<br>  
+
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===
  
 
<references />
 
<references />

Latest revision as of 09:36, 8 December 2018

A hypotonic solution is where the osmolarity of the solution outside the cell is lower then the osmolarity of the solution inside the cell[1]. This leads to water moving inside the cell by osmosis, which in some cases can lead to lysis of the cell[2].

References

  1. Hardin Jeff, Bertoni Gregory, Kleinsmith Lewis J. Becker's World of the cell. 9th edition. Upper Saddle River: Pearson. 2017
  2. Hardin Jeff, Bertoni Gregory, Kleinsmith Lewis J. Becker's World of the cell. 9th edition. Upper Saddle River: Pearson. 2017
Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Navigation
Toolbox