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From Bioblast

high-resolution terminology - matching measurements at high-resolution



Physicochemical equality (symbol =) indicates in an equation not only numerical equivalence (symbol โ‰ก), but an identity of the full meaning.

Abbreviation: =

Reference: Gnaiger 2020 BEC MitoPathways


Conventional symbols:
The protonmotive force pmF
Format Definition Units
charge format: ฮ”p โ‰ก โˆ†๐œ‡H+ โˆ™ (๐‘งH+ โˆ™ ๐น)โˆ’1 + โˆ†๐›นp+ [Jโˆ™C-1 = V]
amount format: ฮ”๐œ‡ฬƒ H+ โ‰ก โˆ†๐œ‡H+ + โˆ†๐›นp+ โˆ™ (๐‘งH+ โˆ™ ๐น) [Jโˆ™mol-1 = Jol]
Iconic symbols: ฮ”mFH+ = ฮ”dFH+ + ฮ”elFp+
Chemical potential, stoichiometry, and metabolic force
Quantity Symbol Equation Units Blue Book 8.2.2.
potential: ฮผH+ = RTโˆ™ln aH+ = -RTโˆ™ln(10)โˆ™pH [kJโˆ™mol-1] 8.18a
difference ฮ”ฮผH+ = -RTโˆ™ln(10)โˆ™ฮ”pH = -RTโˆ™2.303โˆ™(pHb-pHa) [kJโˆ™mol-1] 8.18b
force: ฮ”dFH+ = ฮผH+aโˆ™ฮฝa + ฮผH+bโˆ™ฮฝb =-RTโˆ™2.303โˆ™โˆ†dpH [kJโˆ™mol-1] 8.18c

MitoPedia concepts: Ergodynamics