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By Louis Sokoloff (auth.), B. W. Agranoff, M. H. Aprison (eds.)

This sequence has been directed at offering scientists owning enormous bio­ chemical history with really expert stories of neurobiological curiosity. a few have handled accomplished our bodies of analysis, whereas others include wide experiences of study in development, judged to be of present curiosity to the lively researcher. we now have chosen famous scientists and allowed them freedom to mirror and speculate within the box during which they've got accomplished promenade­ inence. We observe with disappointment the passing of Dr. 10rdi FoIch-Pi, who served as an advisory editor whilst the sequence used to be initiated. He performed a critical function within the improvement of neurochemistry, in addition to the construction societies and journals. he'll be remembered fondly through all these whose lives he touched. The editors recognize the cooperation of the Upjohn corporation within the education of the colour plate incorporated during this quantity. We additionally recognize the skillful editorial counsel of Dr. Kenneth C. Leskawa. we're happy to honor the retirement of Dr. E. Martin Gal, a former advisory editor of Advances, with the inclusion of a bankruptcy through him during this volume.

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The reason for the assumption was that it simplified the mathematical analysis. Once made, this assumption established a necessary condition for the operational equation to be valid, and the method was then applicable only to experiments in which the plasma glucose concentration remained constant during the procedure. This restraint has proved cumbersome. A new operational equation has, therefore, been derived which allows for a varying Cpo The equation is as follows: l C;(r) - k;e-(k;+k;), J' c;,e(k;+k;)1 dt J J R j = -----------r~------------~o--~~------------~-(k;+ k;)e-(k;H;)T C p (O)e(k 2 +k))T T c;,e(k;+k;)kdt o + (k2+ k , )e-(k +k))T 2 J (44) dT r Cpe(k 2 +k))ldt o where (k2 + k3) equals the turnover rate constant of the free glucose pool in the brain; CP(O) equals the arterial plasma glucose concentration at zero time; T equals the time of killing; and all other symbols are as in equation (30).

Suda, C. Kennedy, and L. Sokoloff, unpublished observations), and hyperglycemia (F. Schuier, F. Orzi, and L. Sokoloff, unpublished observations). For example, in the albino rat the lumped constant does not change significantly between the conscious and anesthetized states or while breathing high concentrations of carbon dioxide (Table 2). THE DEOXYGLUCOSE METHOD 3. 1. 23 EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURE FOR MEASUREMENT OF LOCAL CEREBRAL GLUCOSE UTILIZATION Theoretical Considerations in the Design of the Procedure Equation (30) is the operational equation of the method.

This means that changes in plasma glucose level may alter the values for the DG and glucose spaces in the tissue and that these alterations are disproportionate. Over the normal range of plasma glucose concentrations, 85-300 mg%, A changes very gradually, less than 5% over the entire range. The changes in A are more pronounced in severe hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia. Because of this change in A, the lumped constant can be expected to be higher in hypoglycemia and lower in hyperglycemia than the values determined in normoglycemic animals.

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