Provide a 50- to 75-word response for each bulleted area:
o What is the interdependent relationship between mitochondria and other organelles?
o What are similarities and differences between the Golgi apparatus and the large central vacuole?
o What is the function of chloroplast? Include functions of stroma and grana.
o Explain the function of the smooth endoplasmic reticulum and rough endoplasmic reticulum. How are their functions similar to the nucleus’? How are they different?
o Provide three unique chemical or physical properties of water. How are these properties useful to water movement in plant cells?
o Discuss similarities and differences between bulk flow and diffusion. What are driving forces behind each process?
o Describe Fick’s law. How might this law be applied to osmosis? Explain how osmosis is a special case of diffusion.
o What role does solute concentration play in osmosis? How does water’s chemical potential influence osmosis? What role do water properties play in diffusion?
o Distinguish between osmotic pressure and potential. What organelle is related to osmotic potential?
o What role do aquaporins play in cell membrane permeability? What controls the gating of aquaporins?