60 Free Essays on Beetroot Permeability

  1. Membrane Permeability

    Title Membrane Permeability Aim To determine the effect of various chemicals and high temperature on the membrane permeability of beetroot Hypothesis Organic solvent and high temperature will destroy the cell membrane and make it permeable to the red pigment. The higher the concentration of the...

  2. Biology

    AND TEMPERATURE ON MEMBRANE DESTRUCTION AND PERMEABILITY IN BEETROOT (Beta vulgaris) Introduction The cell membrane is made up primarily of phospholipids and proteins which contribute to its selectively permeable nature. The function and permeability of the cell membrane depends on its intact structure...

  3. Biology Beetroot Lab Report

    Investigating Effects of duration of heating on permeability of beetroot cell membrane Introduction: Cell membranes contain many different types of molecules which have different roles in the overall structure of the membrane. Phospholipids form a bilayer, which is the basic structure of the membrane...

  4. mrs gun

    on the permeability of the cell membrane. These will be distilled water, sucrose, sodium hydroxide, hydrochloric acid, ethanol and boiled water. The treatments include immersion in these solutions, and exposure to high temperature. The tissue used is from the taproot of a beetroot, and the...

  5. Cell Membranes and Temperature

    temperature had on the permeability of the cell membrane. Introduction Located within the vacuole of beetroot cells is a red pigment call Betalains. Typically these pigments are contained within the cell vacuole by the tonoplast (vacuole membrane), however When beetroot is heated these red pigments...

  6. Investigating the Effect of Temperature on the Permeability of the Cell Membrane of Beetroot

    Aim: In this investigation I will be measuring the effects of temperature on the membrane permeability of beetroot. I will be measuring the amount of anthocyanin that will diffuse out of the beetroot. The way in which I will measure the anthocyanin is to check the light absorbency of the solution using...

  7. Beetroot permeability

    out of beetroots soaked in alcohol Planning Aim: - to investigate the effects of different concentrations of alcohol on the membrane structure of a beetroot a) Decide what you think will be the effect of alcohol on beetroot cell surface membranes and how this will affect their permeability. Write...

  8. An Experiment to Investigate How Temperature Affects the Permeability of Beetroot Cell Membranes

    Date: Title: An experiment to investigate how temperature affects the Permeability of beetroot cell membranes Aim: (Hypothesis :) Introduction: (Description )Beetroot cells contain a red pigment, which is stored in the cell vacuole and a vacuole membrane to prevent this leaking out of the cell...

  9. Student

    BRIEF INTRODUCTION: Beetroot cells contain a red pigment stored in the cell vacuole in the membrane to prevent leaking out from the cell. In this experiment we used several solvents to calculate which one made the cell release more pigment. RESULTS: A table showing the results of the intensity...

  10. Beetroot Biology Experiment

    Aim To find out how the permeability of a beetroot membrane cell is affected by ethanol. To do this we will investigate different concentrations of alcohol (10-70%) and measure the absorbance using a colorimeter to show us how much juice has leaked out. Hypothesis I predict that as the concentration...

  11. Cell Membrane

    Introduction The passive movement of materials across cell membranes is the result of a) the permeability of the membrane to the diffusing substance and b) the driving force. For uncharged compounds, the concentration gradient is the driving force between the inside and the outside of the cell. In...

  12. Effect of Ethanol on Beetroot Membrane

    Hypothesis: To investigate the effect of different concentrations of ethanol on the permeability of beetroot cell membranes. Prediction: By exposing a membrane to a solvent, ethanol, it will increase its permeability. So the higher the concentration of the solvent, the more permeable the membrane...

  13. Effect of Detergent Concentration on Membrane Permeability of Beetroot Cells

    Concentration (cont.) has on Membrane permeability of Beetroot cells. Hypothesis: I predict that as detergent concentration increases, the solution will become less clear, plus mass increases. The increases in mass will indicate that the water potential of the Beetroot cell is lower than that of the...

  14. What the effect of temperature can have on plant cell membranes.

    regular, increasing pattern to see how this effects my chosen plant; beetroot. I predict that the higher the temperature the more cell damage will occur to the membrane therefore allowing more color to leak out. Introduction Beetroot is a vegetable, which is used greatly in food making and an important...

  15. Beetroot Experiment Core Practical Write Up

    Beetroot Experiment Write-Up Hypothesis: The higher the temperature, the more permeable the beetroot will be. Variables: Independent Variable: The temperature of each test tube. Dependant Variable: The transmission of light through the beetroot water. Control Variables: The volume of distilled...

  16. : Movement in an out of the cell

    scapel to cut the cylinder of beetroot into 15 discs of 2mm each. Make sure this is done on the white tile to so as to minimize the probability of hurting oneself and that one is holding onto the beetroot using the forceps. Step 2 - Take three of the 2mm discs of beetroot and cut them further into small...

  17. Educacion física- tipos de pie

    tamaño y orden decrecientes. In Beetroot cells, the vacuoles also contain pigments called, ‘betalain’ which are red pigments, whose function is not entirely clear. They replace pigments called ‘anthocyanins’ in higher plant species such as the beetroot. When the beetroot cylinders are heated, it is this...

  18. Temp on permeability

     Investigating the effect of temperature on the permeability of cell membranes The aim of the investigation is to investigate the effect of temperature on the permeability of membranes. To do this I will place cubes of cut up beetroot into a test tube with 5cm³ of distilled water. Then I will place...

  19. Cell Membrane Permeability Experiment

    Laboratory Report Cell membrane permeability experiment With temperature and pH (i) Objective Aim: To investigate the membrane permeability with different temperature & pH (acid and base) Hypothesis: Predict that the most damage to the membrane will be caused by the acid or the boiling water...

  20. Membrane Behaviour Lab

    Membrane Behavior Lab Abstract: Introduction: The permeability of a cell to solutes in an aqueous medium depends upon the physical and chemical make–up of the membrane. The maintenance of the living cell depends upon the continued presence and functioning of a selectively permeable membrane...

  21. Ultrasound Mediated Transdermal Drug Delivery

    resistant to substances entering or coming out of the body. * Ultrasound increases skin permeability when applied to the skin with a coupling medium. * Surfactants have been shown to greatly increase skin permeability when used in conjunction with ultrasound. PROBLEM: Exact mechanism is unknown. ...

  22. effect temperature on permeability of membrane

    whether temperature will damage and denature the permeability of plasma membrane. Preview TITLE The effect of temperature on the cell membranes of Beetroot cells. OBJECTIVES To investigate whether temperature will damage and denature the permeability of plasma membrane. HYPOTHESIS An increase...

  23. Investigating Plasma

    the cell membranes of Beetroot cells. OBJECTIVES To investigate whether temperature will damage and denature the permeability of plasma membrane. HYPOTHESIS An increase in temperature will damage and denature the permeability of plasma membrane. INTRODUCTIONS Beetroot The beet (Beta vulgaris)...

  24. Membrane Permeability Under Stressful Conditions

    Membrane Permeability under Stressful Conditions Abstract Membrane permeability is a primary function of the cell. This experiment tests the limits at which permeability will function in beet root cells. Beet roots were chosen because of the betacyanin that is stored in the cells. As the cells became...

  25. Effect of Temperature on Permeability of Cell Membrane

    temperature on the permeability of cell membranes using fresh beetroot Aims In this investigation, you will subject fresh, washed beetroot discs to different temperatures to investigate the effect of temperature on the permeability of the plasma membrane. Overview The beetroot discs will be placed...

  26. Impacts of Globalisation on Australia

    What was for Lévi-Strauss a symbol of cultural homogenisation has paradoxically been elevated to the status of an Australian icon: the beetroot has come to be recognised as the distinguishing ingredient of the classic Australian milkbar hamburger. At the same time, this unassuming vegetable has been...

  27. Engineering & Technical Principles in the Design & Application of Geotextiles in Civil Engineering

    may lead to internal erosion of the base soil. A geotextile is an economical way to solve this problem using it as a filter to maintain the system permeability. A filter as a woven geo-textile has a mesh opening uniform and evenly distributed over the fabric. The coarser soil particles will bridge over...

  28. beetroot report

    Activity 2.8Theeffect of temperature on membrane permeability in beetroot Aim and Introduction Within the vacuole of the beetroot cell, a pigment, known as betalain [or anthocyanin], can be found. Betalain pigments give beetroots their deep red colour and are recognised as antioxidants, which may...

  29. The Effect of Temperature on the Permeability of Cell Membranes

    The effect of temperature on the permeability of cell membranes Introduction For my coursework, I intend to assess how temperature affects the plasma membrane of a cell. For this I will use the cell of a beetroot. Background What is a cell membrane? The cell membrane, also called the plasma...

  30. Beetroot Plasma Membrane Investigation

    Beetroot Practical 2.8 An investigation to find out whether the raise of temperature will increase the permeability of the cell membrane: The question being answered from doing this experiment is ‘How do different temperatures affect the permeability of the plasma membrane of beetroot?’ Beetroot...