Nernst equation


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Nernst equation

[′nernst i‚kwā·zhən]
(physical chemistry)
The relationship showing that the electromotive force developed by a dry cell is determined by the activities of the reacting species, the temperature of the reaction, and the standard free-energy change of the overall reaction.
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Applying the Nernst equation, the electrode potential for the cathodic half reaction can be written as follow,
See Appendix D for the derivation of the Nernst Equation.
The equilibrium potentials for each ion across the plasma membrane and the vacuolar membrane calculated from the Nernst Equation (at 298 K) are given in Table II.
Cl], the Goldman-Hodgkin-Katz Equation reduces to the Nernst Equation for [K.
They are easily calculated from redox couples and where necessary the solubility products of the hydroxides using the Nernst equation and the familiar relationship: