Carbohydrates and Energy Metabolism / Edition 1

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Presents information on methods for in vitro and in vivo study of cerebral glucose and energy metabolism in the mammalian central nervous system. Among the topics: methods of fixation of nervous tissue, preparation of brain mitochondria, brain slice metabolite measurements, carbohydrates and their derivatives, glycolytic and TCA cycle enzymes. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780896031432
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
  • Publication date: 8/23/1989
  • Series: Neuromethods Series, #11
  • Edition description: 1989
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 383
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

Methods of Fixation of Nervous Tissue for Use in the Study of Cerebral Energy Metabolism.- Isolation and Characterization of Synaptic and Nonsynaptic Mihondria from Mammalian Brain.- The Use of Hippocampal Slices for the Study of Energy Metabolism.- Measurement of Carbohydrates and Their Derivatives in Neural Tissues.- The [14C]Deoxyglucose Method for Measurement of Local Cerebral Glucose Utilization.- Determination of Cerebral Glucose Use in Rats Using [14C]Glucose.- Glycolytic, Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle and Related Enzymes in Brain.- Enzymes of the Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex of Mammalian Brain.- CO2-Fixing Enzymes.- High-Energy Phosphates in Brain from Dissected Freeze-Dried Regions to Single Cells.

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