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    Why is glucose at a high concentration in the villi, even though it is always being removed by diffusion into the blood
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    (Original post by Magic8maya)
    Why is glucose at a high concentration in the villi, even though it is always being removed by diffusion into the blood
    What do we need glucose for?
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    (Original post by Magic8maya)
    Why is glucose at a high concentration in the villi, even though it is always being removed by diffusion into the blood
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    What do we need glucose for?
    Yeah EdexcelAreldiots is right. Plenty is moved into the blood, sure. But wherever there is a high concentration of glucose in a cell, its usually because it performs a process that uses it lots. If its something in the villi, which transports lots of nutrients, any thoughts?
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    (Original post by Magic8maya)
    Why is glucose at a high concentration in the villi, even though it is always being removed by diffusion into the blood
    active transport m9
 
 
 
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