Problem: Explain how the following terms are different: A. symport and antiport B. active and passive transport C. membrane potential and electrochemical potential

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  • IN SYMPORT, integral proteins move two or more molecules in the same directions while in ANTIPORT, the integral proteins move two or more molecules in the opposite direction. 
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Explain how the following terms are different: 

A. symport and antiport 

B. active and passive transport 

C. membrane potential and electrochemical potential

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