Oxygen flow

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Oxygen flow

Description

Respiratory oxygen flow is the oxygen consumption per total system, which is an extensive quantity. Flow is advancement of a transformation in a system per time. Oxygen flow or respiration of a cell is distinguished from oxygen flux (e.g. per mg protein or wet weight).

Abbreviation: IO2 [mol·s-1]

Reference: Gnaiger 2019 MitoFit Preprint Arch, Gnaiger 2014 MitoPathways, Gnaiger_1993_Pure Appl Chem, Renner_2003_Biochim_Biophys_Acta


MitoPedia concepts: MiP concept, Ergodynamics 


MitoPedia methods: Respirometry 


MitoPedia O2k and high-resolution respirometry: DatLab