Umuc biology lab 3: cell structure and function

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UMUC Biology 102/103
Lab 3: Cell Building and Function

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Pre-Lab Questions

1. Identify three senior homogeneousities and discords between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.


2. Where is the DNA compact in a prokaryotic cell? Where is it compact in a eukaryotic cell?


3.  Fulfill three buildings which afford assistance and defence in a eukaryotic cell.

Experiment 1: Cell Building and Function
The building of a cell dictates the seniority of its capacity. You conquer end a choice of slides that inform choice buildings that subscribe to tissues capacity.

Onion (allium) Spring Digital Slide Images

1. Examine the harmony spring tip digital slide likenesss on the subjoined pages. Then, reply to the Post-Lab Questions.
Onion Spring Tip: 100X

Onion Spring Tip: 1000X

Onion Spring Tip: 1000X


Onion Spring Tip: 100X. Each ebon dissipation indicates a contrariant center.

Onion Spring Tip: 1000X

Post-Lab Questions
1. Mark each of the arrows in the subjoined slide likeness: A=Chromosomes, B=Nucleus, C=Cytoplasm, D=Cell Wall

2. What is the discord between the disordered and level endoplasmic reticulum?


3. Would an voluptuous cell be ascertaining to outlast extraneously a mitochondria? Why or why not?



4. What could you designate about a type if you observed a slide likeness showing the type delay a cell mole, but no center or mitochondria?


5. Hypothesize why compressiveness of a introduce, such as the leaves, are galled, but other compressiveness, such as the springs, are not. Use or-laws rationalistic to assistance your conjecture.

Experiment 2: Osmosis - Direction and Energy Gradients
In this illustration, we conquer canvass the movables of solute energy on osmosis. A semi-permetelling membrane (dialysis tubing) and sucrose conquer educe an osmotic environment homogeneous to that of a cell. This broad permeability allows us to inquire the net move of impart balance the membrane. You conquer start the illustration delay a 30% sucrose key, and discharge a set of serial dilutions to educe inferior energy keys. Some of the sucrose energys conquer be membrane penetrable; time others conquer not be permetelling (can you designate why this is?).

(3) 250 mL Beakers
(1) 10 mL Graduated Cylinder
(1) 100 mL Graduated Cylinder
Permanent Marker
*8 Rubber Bands (2 bluish, 2 galled, 2 red, and 2 yellow)
60 g Sucrose (Sugar) Powder, C12H22O11
4 Lavish Beakers (any tome)
*Paper Towels
*(4) 15 cm. Pieces of Dialysis Tubing
*Contains latex. Please discuss wearing security gloves if you bear a latex allergy.

*You Must Provide

*Be strong to meastrong and cut solely the elongation you insufficiency for this illustration. Reserve the leavings for succeeding illustrations.  

1. Use the beaming marker to mark the three 250 mL beakers as 1, 2, and 3.
2. Cut impure strips of dialysis tubing, each 15.0 cm hanker. Fill Beaker 3 delay 100 mL of impart and deluge the impure fractions of dialysis tubing in the impart for at smallest 10 minutes.
3. After 10 minutes, carry one fraction of tubing from the beaker. Use your thumb and pointer finger to rub the tubing between your fingers; this conquer unconcealed the tubing. Close one end of the tubing by folding balance 3.0 cm of one end (this conquer beseem the groundwork). Fold it intermittently and close delay a yellow rubber fastening (use
4. Tie a joint in the fostering dialysis tubing orderly aloft or orderly beneath the rubber fastening. This conquer educe a confirm and ensures that key conquer not verge out of the tube succeeding in the illustration.
5. To standard that no key can verge out, add a few drops of impart to the tubing and contemplate for impart vergeage. If any impart verges, stretch the rubber fastening and/or the joint in the tubing. Make strong you insinuate the impart out of the tubing antecedently persistent to the next step.
6. Repeat Steps 4 - 5 delay the three fostering dialysis tubes, using each of the three fostering rubber fastening colors.
7. Reconstitute the sucrose powder according to the instructions affordd on the bottle’s mark (your kit contains 60 g of sucrose in a chemical bottle) . This conquer educe 200 mL of a 30% hoard sucrose key.
8. Use Ttelling 2 to educe joined sucrose keys that are 30%, 15% and 3% concentrated, respectively. Use the graduated cylinder and lavish beakers to educe these keys. Set these keys secretly.
Ttelling 2: Serial Dilution Instructions
Sucrose Solution mL of Hoard Sucrose Key Needed mL of Impart Needed
30% 10  0
15% 5  5
3% 1  9
3% 1  9
9. Pour 150 mL of the fostering hoard sucrose key into Beaker 1.
10. Use some of the fostering hoard sucrose key to educe an joined 200 mL of a 3% sucrose key into Beaker 2.
Hint: Use your instruction of serial dilutions to educe this definite, 3% sucrose key.
11. Meastrong and insinuate 10 mL of the fostering 30% sucrose key into the dialysis bag delay the yellow rubber fastening. Confirm the top of this tubing delay the fostering yellow rubber fastening.
12. Meastrong and insinuate 10 mL of the 15% sucrose key in the bag delay the red rubber fastening, and confirm the top of the dialysis tubing delay the fostering red rubber fastening. 10 mL of the 3% sucrose key in the bag delay the bluish rubber fastening, and confirm the dialysis tubing delay the fostering bluish rubber fastening. The definite 10 mL of 3% sucrose key in the bag delay the galled rubber fastening. Confirm the dialysis tubing delay the fostering galled rubber fastening.
13. Verify and chronicles the moderate tome of key from each bag in Ttelling 3.
Figure 8: The dialysis bags are occupied delay varying energys of sucrose key and placed in one of two beakers.
14. Place the yellow, red, and bluish fasteninged tubing in Beaker 2. Place the galled fasteninged tubing in Beaker 1 (Figure 8).
15. Hypothesize whether impart conquer run in or out of each dialysis bag. Include your hypotheses, ahanker delay assistanceing or-laws rationalistic in the Hypotheses exception at the end of this act.
16. Allow the bags to sit for one hour. Time abeyance, insinuate out the impart in the 250 mL beaker that was used to macerate the dialysis tubing in Step 1. You conquer use the beaker in Step 19.
17. After allowing the tubing to sit for one hour, carry them from the beakers.
18. Carefully unconcealed the tubing. The top of the tubing may insufficiency to be cut off/removed as they verge to dry out balance the progress of an hour. Meastrong the key tomes of each dialysis bag using the 100 mL graduated cylinder. Make strong to void and dry the cylinder perfectly between each case. 
19. Record your facts in Ttelling 3.
Ttelling 3: Sucrose Energy vs. Tubing Permeability
Band Color Sucrose % Initial Tome (mL) Final Tome (mL) Net Displacement (mL)

Post-Lab Questions
1. For each of the tubing fractions, fulfill whether the key after a whilein was hypotonic, hypertonic, or isotonic in similitude to the beaker key in which it was placed.

2. Which tubing increased the most in tome? Decipher why this happened.


3. What do the results of this illustration this ascertain you about the referring-to tonicity between the space of the tubing and the key in the beaker?
4. What would happen if the tubing delay the yellow fastening was placed in a beaker of distilled impart?

5. How are debauchery salts that muster in cells transferred to the respect drift so they can be carryd from the whole? Be strong to decipher how this process works in stipulations of tonicity.

6. If you wanted impart to run out of a tubing fraction occupied delay a 50% key, what would the poverty energy of the beaker key insufficiency to be? Decipher your apology using or-laws averment.

7. How is this illustration homogeneous to the way a cell membrane works in the whole? How is it contrariant? Be local delay your solution.