Email info@curriculum-press.co.uk Phone 01952 271 318

359. Sodium, Potassium and Calcium Ions

Description

This Biology Factsheet:
Describes the role of ions in living organisms.
Explain how ions form.
Describes the mechanism of the sodium and potassium ion pumps.
Describes how glucose and amino acids can be co-transported.
Outlines the role of calcium ions in synapses.
Describes how calcium ions stimulate the release of insulin.
Describes the role of calcium ions in the contraction of a myofibril.

Download Type

.PDF (pdf) 1.703 MB

Date Published

September 2018

ISSN / ISBN

ISSN: 1351-5136

Copyright Disclaimer

The materials published on this website are protected by the Copyright Act of 1988. No part of our online resources may be reproduced or reused for any commercial purpose, or transmitted, in any other form or by any other means, without the prior permission of Curriculum Press Ltd.

Categories & Tags

Similar Resources

A Level Biology

93. The ABO Blood Group System

This Biology Factsheet summarises: • The nature of the ABO blood group system and its importance....

A Level Biology

167. Biosensors

This Biology Factsheet summarises: • The components of a biosensor. • What a biosensor does. •...

A Level Biology

321. Applied Exam Questions on Lipids

This Biology Factsheet will look at: • Saturated and unsaturated fatty acids and their combination...

A Level Biology

341. The Liver: Consequences of Liver Damage

This Biology Factsheet: • Outlines the importance of the liver. • Describes the position of the...

A Level Biology

292. Investigating Selective Pressure on Banded Snails

This Biology Factsheet explains the concept of selective pressure using the example of song thrush...

A Level Biology

188. Cholesterol, Heart Disease and Statins

This Biology Factsheet summarises: • The role of cholesterol in coronary heart disease. • Recent...

A Level Biology

324. The Pancreas

This Biology Factsheet summarises: • The position and structure of the pancreas. • The endocrine...

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
Not Subscribed

Subscribe to A Level Biology to access 650+ resources, plus 15 new Factsheets each year.

Subscribe
Add to Wishlist
Preview
359 Sodium Potassium And Calcium Ions

Similar Resources

A Level Biology

397. Analysing the Cardiac Cycle Using Wiggers’ Diagrams

This Biology Factsheet: Revises the cardiac cycle.Outlines how the cardiac cycle can be shown on a...

A Level Biology

135. Transport Across the Placenta

This Biology Factsheet summarises: • What the placenta does. • How the placenta is adapted for...

A Level Biology

361. Control of Gene Expression

This Biology Factsheet:• Describes the role of genes and proteins.• Outlines the process of protein...

A Level Biology

43. Factors Affecting Enzyme Activity

This Biology Factsheet examines the key factors that affect enzyme activity.

A Level Biology

213. Animals in Medical Research

This Biology Factsheet deals with why animals are used in medical research, how Home Office...

A Level Biology

243. The Biology of Breast Cancer

This Biology Factsheet: • Describes current trends in breast cancer detection, treatment and...

A Level Biology

256. How Science Works: What’s Killing the Honey Bees?

This Biology Factsheet summarises what is killing the honey bee population and the effect on the...

A Level Biology

270. Rods and Cones

This Biology Factsheet summarises: • The structure and function of the human eye. • The structure...

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8

Find exactly what you’re looking for.

Popular Searches