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Mathematical Model for Chemical Reactions in Electrolyte Applied to Cytochrome $c$ Oxidase: an Electro-osmotic Approach

@inproceedings{X2022MathematicalMF,
  title={Mathematical Model for Chemical Reactions in Electrolyte Applied to Cytochrome \$c\$ Oxidase: an Electro-osmotic Approach},
  author={Shixin X{\'u} and Robert S. Eisenberg and Zilong Song and Huaxiong Huang},
  year={2022}
}
A mathematical model for chemical reactions in electrolytes is developed using an Energy variational method consistent with classical thermodynamics. Electrostatics and chemical reactions are included in properly defined energetic and dissipative functionals. The energy variation method is generalized to deal with open systems with inputs of charge, mass, and energy. The open systems can transform input energy of one type into output energy of another type. The generalized method is used to… 

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