Cell Transport Homework

Honors Biology B

Due at the start of class on Monday      *3 points per well written, detailed answers = 12 points

Read the following article:

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/medicine-nobel-goes-cellular-transport-research

Answer the following questions using complete sentences and cite examples and evidence from the article, and from your class notes, where relevant.

1.  The article starts out discussing a type of cellular transport that is “fundamental to the cells functioning.”  What type of transport is this?  Be specific here.

2.  What are some of the “molecular products” mentioned in the article?  List one and describe its function.

3.  What specifically were these three scientists trying to understand in their research?

4.  What was it that the scientists finally discovered that was the signalling device for indicating where the vesicles should drop off their material?  (something on the cells that was used as a signaling device).