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NMR In Physiology and Biomedicine - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780122839801, 9781483288536

NMR In Physiology and Biomedicine

1st Edition

Editor: Robert Gillies
eBook ISBN: 9781483288536
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 12th August 1994
Page Count: 471
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This book provides a comprehensive review of modern nuclear magnetic resonance approaches to biomedical problems in vivo using state-of-the-art techniques. It devotes equal attention to the methods and applications of NMR and addresses the potential of each of the techniques discussed. The volume includes late-breaking areas such as functional imaging, flow imaging, bioreactor spectroscopy, and chemical shift imaging. All chapters are written in a "current concepts" style that renders information accessible to readers at all levels. Contributors are known experts in the field, lending the book an international perspective.


AUDIENCE: Includes physiologists, academic physicians (i.e. radiologists, cardiologists, and neurologists) and magnetic resonance specialists. Also a reference for graduate students and researchers in other, related fields.

Table of Contents

Introduction of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance. Imaging Diffusion, Perfusion and Flow. Microcirculation and Perfusion. Relaxometry and the Source of Contrast in MRI. Physiochemical Principles Influencing Magnetopharmaceuticals. NMR Microscopy. Magnetization Transfer Contract (MTC) Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Functional Imaging of the Brain By Nuclear Magnetic Resonance. Spatial Localization for in Vivo Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: Concepts and Commentary. Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic Imaging. Diffusion Spectroscopy in Living Systems. Measuring 1H NMR Signals of Myoglobin. Tracer Measurements of Blood Flow. NMR Studies of Body Fluids and Tissue Extracts-A Combined NMR and Molecular Genetic Approach to Studying Enzymes in Vivo. In Vivo NMR Studies Utilizing Fluorinated Probes. Bioreactors. An NMR View of Primary T-Lymphocyte Activation. MR Studies of Tumors: Relationship Between Blood Flow, Metabolism, And Physiology. Breast Cancer: Spectroscopy and Imaging of Cells and Tumors. 1H NMR Studies of Human Brain Metabolism and Physiology. Liver Physiology and Metabolism 31P NMR Spectroscopy of Metabolic Changes Associated with Muscle Exercises: Physiopathological Applications. Magnetic Resonance of Muscle Energetics. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of Bioenergetics in Normal and Abnormal Myocardium. Cardiac Metabolism. Index.


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12th August 1994
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About the Editor

Robert Gillies

Affiliations and Expertise

Arizona Health Sciences Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S.A.


@qu:"This book provides a timely perspective of NMR in life sciences and medicine...[it] does what it sets out to do: Articles span the full range from introductory to advanced levels, and I trust that all, from readers new in this field to experts, will find their need served by this book."

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