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Table 1 Nomenclature

From: Roles of the creatine kinase system and myoglobin in maintaining energetic state in the working heart

Symbol Definition Units
C Buffer capacity of the CK system mol2 kJ-1
C Mb Myoglobin concentration μM
CRtot Total creatine pool in myocardium mmol (l cytoplasm water)-1
ΔGATPase Cytoplasmic ATP hydrolysis potential kJ mol-1
| Δ G ¯ ATPase | MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaagaart1ev2aqatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacPC6xNi=xH8viVGI8Gi=hEeeu0xXdbba9frFj0xb9qqpG0dXdb9aspeI8k8fiI+fsY=rqGqVepae9pg0db9vqaiVgFr0xfr=xfr=xc9adbaqaaeGaciGaaiaabeqaaeqabiWaaaGcbaWaaqWaaeaacqqHuoarcuWGhbWrgaqeamaaBaaaleaacqqGbbqqcqqGubavcqqGqbaucqqGHbqycqqGZbWCcqqGLbqzaeqaaaGccaGLhWUaayjcSdaaaa@3929@ Average magnitude of cytoplasmic ATP hydrolysis potential kJ mol-1
Δ G ATPase o' MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaagaart1ev2aqatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacPC6xNi=xH8viVGI8Gi=hEeeu0xXdbba9frFj0xb9qqpG0dXdb9aspeI8k8fiI+fsY=rqGqVepae9pg0db9vqaiVgFr0xfr=xfr=xc9adbaqaaeGaciGaaiaabeqaaeqabiWaaaGcbaGaeuiLdqKaem4raC0aa0baaSqaaiabbgeabjabbsfaujabbcfaqjabbggaHjabbohaZjabbwgaLbqaaiabb+gaVjabbEcaNaaaaaa@3820@ Transformed Gibbs free energy of ATP hydrolysis kJ mol-1
ΔΨ Mitochondrial inner membrane potential mV
G Blood flow ml min-1 (g tissue)-1
HR Heart rate beats min-1
I Ionic strength M
J ANT Mitochondrial ANT transport flux mmol sec-1 (liter mito)-1
J ATPase Cytoplasmic ATP consumption rate mmol sec-1 (liter cell)-1
MVO 2 Oxygen consumption rate μmol min-1 (g tissue)-1
P O 2 ,cell MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaagaart1ev2aqatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacPC6xNi=xH8viVGI8Gi=hEeeu0xXdbba9frFj0xb9qqpG0dXdb9aspeI8k8fiI+fsY=rqGqVepae9pg0db9vqaiVgFr0xfr=xfr=xc9adbaqaaeGaciGaaiaabeqaaeqabiWaaaGcbaGaemiuaa1aaSbaaSqaaiabb+eapnaaBaaameaacqqGYaGmaeqaaSGaeeilaWIaee4yamMaeeyzauMaeeiBaWMaeeiBaWgabeaaaaa@35AE@ Partial oxygen pressure in myocardium mmHg
P 50, Mb Half-saturation partial pressure for the oxygen-myoglobin binding mmHg
R Gas constant kJ mol-1 K-1
S Mb Myoglobin saturation unitless
T Temperature K
t Time second