Tajkhorshid Lab Group (image) School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana Share Print E-Mail Caption The lab group of Illinois professor of biochemistry Emad Tajkhorshid (pictured left to right: Giray Enkavi, Jing Li, Po-Chao Wen, Emad Tajkhorshid, and Zhijian Huang) found that as active transporters in cell membranes undergo conformational changes to allow their main substrates to pass through through, small molecules like water slip through as well. Credit Chelsey B. Coombs Usage Restrictions This image may only be used in concordance with information about this article. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.