Answer to Question #41385 in Other Biology for Sanjeev

Question #41385
The osmotic pressure that arises because of a protein concentration gradient is known as the:- (1) Oncotic pressure (2) Peptide pressure (3) Amino pressure (4) Filtration pressure
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Expert's answer
2014-04-14T00:45:56-0400
Oncotic pressure, or colloid osmotic pressure, is a form of osmotic pressure exerted by proteins in a blood vessel's plasma (blood/liquid) that usually tends to pull water into the circulatory system.Thus, the correct answer is 1

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