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Transport Across Cell Membrane its Mechanism and Transport Protein

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      International Journal of Cell Biology and Cellular Processes

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      Deadline for Manuscript Submission

      March 31st, 2022

      Deadline for Publication

      April 15, 2022

    Special Issue Description

    Dear Collegues,

    The cell membrane is extraordinarily flexible due to its chemical makeup, making it the ideal border for cells that divide and develop quickly. However, the membrane also functions as a strong barrier, permitting some dissolved materials, or solutes, to pass while obstructing others. However, the lipid bilayer successfully repels the numerous big, water-soluble molecules and electrically charged ions that the cell must import or export to survive.

    Lipid-soluble molecules and some small molecules can pass through the membrane. These essential substances are transported by specific classes of intrinsic proteins that form different transport systems. Some of these transport systems are open channels that allow ions to diffuse into the cell directly, while others are facilitators that help solutes diffuse past the lipid screen through a chemical transformation that is poorly understood. A protein that moves other materials within an organism is referred to as a transport protein (also known as a transmembrane pump, transporter, escort protein, acid transport protein, cation transport protein, or anion transport protein)


    * Transport protein
    * Cell Membrane
    * Lipid Bilayer
    * Lipid-soluble molecules
    * Chemical transformation

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