Primary active-transport model. Changes in the binding site affinity for a transported solute are produced by phosphorylation and dephosphorylation of the transporter (covalent modulation) as it oscillates between two conformations. See text for the numbered sequence of events occurring during transport. |Q]
PART ONE Basic Cell Functions
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This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.