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Effect of gravity on osmotic equilibria.
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PMID:  16591936     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Experiments with colloidal suspensions of oil and iron oxide at equilibrium show that the buoyancy of the suspended particles is additive to the osmotic pressure and that the relation remains with the free surface and not with the membrane. The experiments contribute to the general concept that osmotic pressure is caused by the dispersal pressure of solute molecules and that the osmotic interaction with the water at equilibrium is due solely to a coupling at the free surface.
P F Scholander; M Perez
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America     Volume:  68     ISSN:  0027-8424     ISO Abbreviation:  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.     Publication Date:  1971 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-29     Completed Date:  2010-06-29     Revised Date:  2010-09-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505876     Medline TA:  Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1569-71     Citation Subset:  -    
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, Calif. 92037.
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