Living organisms and thermodynamics (Pentcho Valev)

Lukasz Salwinski lukasz at
Thu Oct 23 09:40:12 EST 1997

>Jonathan, in the biophysics group you agreed that, as a test charge
>comes from infinity and enters one end of the system
>   10 mM KCl                      M                       1 mM KCl
>no electrical work is done and the potential at that end is zero. Then
>you probably realized how dangerous for thermodynamics this might be,

it's got nothing to do with beeing dangerous to thermodynamics. as you
already heard from two people statement that no electrical work is done
is simply not true. 


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