The Role of the cell membrane

United Kingdom, 1969

Film
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Episode of Series “The Living Cell”.
Uses close-up photomicrography of a series of amoeba to show the structure and role of the cell membrane, or plasmalemma, as it pertains to “phagocytosis” and “pinocytosis”. Also shows an experiment investigating active transport of sodium ions across live frog skin and discusses possible mechanism for this behaviour. No other credits available.

Credits

production company

Statens Film Central

Language

English

Duration

00:18:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28025

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Biology

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Crafts & Visual Arts → Photomicrography

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cells

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Cells

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Photomicrography

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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