Description
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A motive entity X_{tr} is an entity involved in a transformation including spacial transfer. Motive entities (transformants) are expressed in different motive units [MU] depending on the energy transformation under study and the chosen format. Flows are defined as advancement in terms of stoichiometric motive entities per time. Isomorphic forces are partial derivatives of Gibbs energy per advancement. Ions carrying a positive charge (cations) or negative charge (anions) may be considered as a paradigm of motive entities, since Faraday did not coin but introduced the term 'ion', which is old Greek for 'going' โ advancing to the cathode or anode and thus generating an electric current.
Abbreviation: X_{tr} [MU]
Reference: Gnaiger 2020 BEC MitoPathways
Communicated by Gnaiger E 2020-12-01
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- Rate
- ยป Normalization of rate
- ยป Flow
- ยป Oxygen flow
- ยป Flux
- ยป Oxygen flux
- ยป Flux control ratio
- ยป Coupling-control ratio
- ยป Pathway control ratio
- ยป Flux control efficiency
- Rate
- Quantities for normalization
- ยป Count in contrast to Number
- ยป Mitochondrial marker
- ยป O2k-Protocols: mitochondrial and marker-enzymes
- ยป Citrate synthase activity
- Quantities for normalization
- General
- ยป Extensive quantity
- ยป Specific quantity
- ยป Advancement
- ยป Motive unit
- ยป Iconic symbols
- General
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- Entity, count, and number, and SI base quantities / SI base units
Quantity name Symbol Unit name Symbol Comment elementary U_{X} elementary unit [x] U_{X}, U_{B}; [x] not in SI count N_{X} elementary unit [x] N_{X}, N_{B}; [x] not in SI number N - dimensionless = N_{X}ยทU_{X}^{-1} amount of substance n_{B} mole [mol] n_{X}, n_{B} electric current I ampere [A] A = Cยทs^{-1} time t second [s] length l meter [m] SI: metre mass m kilogram [kg] thermodynamic temperature T kelvin [K] luminous intensity I_{V} candela [cd]
- Fundamental relationships
- ยป Avogadro constant N_{A}
- ยป Boltzmann constant k
- ยป elementary charge e
- ยป Faraday constant F
- ยป gas constant R
- ยป electrochemical constant f
- Fundamental relationships
- SI and related concepts
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