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Thermodynamic properties of human tissues

ABSTRACT
This paper reports empirical formulas, enthalpies of formation, molar entropies, Gibbs energies of formation and molar heat capacities at 25 and 37°C for human soft tissues. The results show that Gibbs energy, except for certain tissues (adipose), is relatively low compared with the constituent elements, the average value being -17.57 kJ/C-mol. The average constant pressure heat capacity of hydrated human body soft tissues is 3.24 J/g K in agreement with other data in the literature.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2020-01-09
PAPER REVISED: 2020-02-25
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2020-03-04
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2020-04-04
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI200109151P
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