Maximum hydrostatic pressure across tonoplast that a spherical vacuole 14μm in radius can sustain before rupturing

Value 5e-4 MPa
Organism Plants
Reference Park S. Nobel, Physicochemical and Environmental Plant Physiology, 3rd edition, Elsevier academic press, 2005 p.72 top paragraph
Comments "For a tonoplast 7nm thick with a maximum strength before rupturing of 0.5MPa surrounding a spherical vacuole 14µm in radius, the maximum hydrostatic pressure is ?P=2ts/r=(2)(7?10^-9m)(0.5MPa)/(14?10^-6m)=0.5?10^-3MPa"
Entered by Uri M
ID 108553