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

Abbreviation: =

Reference: Gnaiger 2020 BEC MitoPathways


Conventional symbols:
The protonmotive force pmF
Format Definition Units
charge format: Ξ”p ≑ βˆ†πœ‡H+ βˆ™ (𝑧H+ βˆ™ 𝐹)βˆ’1 + βˆ†π›Ήp+ [Jβˆ™C-1 = V]
amount format: Ξ”πœ‡Μƒ H+ ≑ βˆ†πœ‡H+ + βˆ†π›Ήp+ βˆ™ (𝑧H+ βˆ™ 𝐹) [Jβˆ™mol-1 = Jol]
Iconic symbols: Ξ”mFH+ = Ξ”dFH+ + Ξ”elFp+
Chemical potential, stoichiometry, and metabolic force
Quantity Symbol Equation Units Blue Book 8.2.2.
potential: ΞΌH+ = RTβˆ™ln aH+ = -RTβˆ™ln(10)βˆ™pH [kJβˆ™mol-1] 8.18a
difference ΔμH+ = -RTβˆ™ln(10)βˆ™Ξ”pH = -RTβˆ™2.303βˆ™(pHb-pHa) [kJβˆ™mol-1] 8.18b
force: Ξ”dFH+ = ΞΌH+aβˆ™Ξ½a + ΞΌH+bβˆ™Ξ½b =-RTβˆ™2.303βˆ™βˆ†dpH [kJβˆ™mol-1] 8.18c

MitoPedia concepts: Ergodynamics 

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