If we start with a cell that is in osmotic equilibrium with its surroundings, what would be the effect of increasing the solute concentration outside the cell?

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Water would flow from the cell to the outside environment.

  

Solutes would flow from the outside environment into the cell.

  

Water would flow from the outside environment into the cell.

  

Nothing; solutes cannot pass through the cell membrane.

 

asked Dec 30, 2012 in Biology by anonymous
    

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Water would flow from the cell to the outside environment.

 

answered Dec 30, 2012 by FLoops ~Expert~ (2,117 points)

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