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Entropy production with multiple coupling: unraveling the role of time-scales and detailed balance in biological systems

  title={Entropy production with multiple coupling: unraveling the role of time-scales and detailed balance in biological systems},
  author={Daniel Maria Busiello and Deepak Gupta and Amos Maritan},
  journal={arXiv: Statistical Mechanics},
A general framework to describe a vast majority of biological systems is to model them as stochastic processes in which multiple couplings are in play at the same time. Molecular motors, chemical reaction networks, catalytic enzymes, and particles exchanging heat with different baths, constitute some interesting examples of such a modelization. Moreover, they usually operate out of equilibrium, being characterized by a net production of entropy, which entails a constrained efficiency. Hitherto… Expand

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