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Second law efficiency for living cells
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Academic Editors: Ashwani Kumar, Suren Singh
The exergetic analysis of the biosystems is developed. It takes into account that cells are able to convert only part of the energy absorbed. The result is to highlight the fundamental role of the exergy as a quantity useful to develop considerations on the cells behavior in relation to normal or disease states.