Glucose Uptake by the Small Intestine

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Teach how glucose is taken up by the small intestine.

Epithelial cells lining the small intestine use several methods of transport across a cell membrane to take up glucose from the lumen. This model shows how these different methods work together. 

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Your students first make the model out of the colourful parts. Then they use it to model glucose absorption in the small intestine.

The model covers: cell membrane structure, channel proteins, active transport, facilitated diffusion and co-transport across a membrane. The model can also be used to explain oral rehydration therapy (ORT).

Includes full colour Powerpoint class presentation!

Takes about 30 minutes. Dimensions: 32cm x 27cm/13in x 10in.

Download includes: instructions, colour & mono model templates, and Powerpoint file.

All you need: paper, scissors and tape.

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