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Beetroot affected by temperature

When a beetroot cell is exposed to various kinds of temperatures, its plasma membrane is affected and may change in structure resulting in the leaking of betacyanin. If the temperature changes, then I would expect to observe that there would be a change in the concentration of betacyanin that has leaked from a beetroot cell. In specific, at high temperatures, the phospholipids that make up the plasma membrane of the beet root cell become progressively more destabilized causing them to transform into a liquid state. As this occurs, the plasma membrane ruptures allowing the betacyanin pigment to leak out. This is why we would expect to see a higher concentration of betacyanin leakage at higher temperatures. As the results of…