a cell requires water mineral and other nutrients to survive. it is covered with a membrane how do these things reach inside the cell

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Minerals and nutrients are able to reach inside the cells because the cell membranes are semi- permeable and allow certain substances to pass through it. For the substances that cannot pass through the membranes directly, specific carrier and channel proteins exist that aid in the transportation.

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cause the membranes are either permeable or semi- permeable and allows  substances to pass through it.
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A cell requires water, mineral and other nutrients to survive. These things enter in the cell through a membrane. Cell membrane is present in both animal and plant. It is semi-permiable or selectively permiable. It is made up of lipoproteins (lipids and proteins). Cell wall is only present in plant cell. It is freely permiable.
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