Use Jacobus van 't Hoff equation to evaluate the osmotic pressure impact from salinity toward a bacterium
when it enters a saline water or seawater environment where NaCl is 500 mM (no other salts are considered).
Assuming the bacteria cell grows at relatively high salt concentration (0.1% w/w NaCl), an isotonic environment or a hypotonic environment. Calculate the maximum transient flux of NaCl (mg/m2/s) that diffuses into the bacterial cell at room temperature.
For simplicity, we adopt: NaCl 1.58 × 10−9 m2/s for the diffusion coefficent.
Please calculate the maximum transient flux of water (mg/m2/s) that exits the bacterial cell. You need to estimate the water diffusion coefficient in water (https://dtrx.de/od/diff/) and make assumptions on the thickness of the diffusion distance (e.g., cell wall thickness).
Anything you don't know you can just assume. I am so lost, I have no idea how to even attempt this.
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