Thermodynamic treatment of radio-tracer movements across biological membranes.

@article{Tasaki1960ThermodynamicTO,
  title={Thermodynamic treatment of radio-tracer movements across biological membranes.},
  author={Ichiji Tasaki},
  journal={Science},
  year={1960},
  volume={132 3440},
  pages={1661-3}
}
The movements of radioactive tracers across living cell membranesare discussed on the basis of thermodynamics of irreversible processes. Krogh's equation describing the flux of a tracer as a function oftime is derived, and the significance of the "permeability" constant is clarified.