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Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

Hoby Hetherington

in Neuroimaging in Epilepsy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195342765
eISBN:
9780199863617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342765.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) and spectroscopic imaging (MRSI) enable the noninvasive regional assessment of major metabolites in the human brain including: N-acetyl aspartate (NAA), ... More


Modern Thermodynamics for Chemists and Biochemists

Dennis Sherwood and Paul Dalby

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198782957
eISBN:
9780191826177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782957.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book will equip a student of any physical or biological science with a sound understanding of thermodynamics, and will build confidence in using thermodynamics in practice. The emphasis is ... More


Energy Coupling

Yas̨ar Demirel

in Information and Living Systems: Philosophical and Scientific Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262201742
eISBN:
9780262295246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262201742.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter describes and elaborates on the energy coupling processes of living systems. First, equilibrium and nonequilibrium systems are discussed, introducing living systems as open, ... More


Active Matter

Mathias Grote

in Membranes to Molecular Machines: Active Matter and the Remaking of Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226625157
eISBN:
9780226625294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226625294.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter comprises a detailed case history on the emergence of what was to become a model of a molecular “pump,” the photoactive protein bacteriorhodopsin. The surge of research on this brand-new ... More


An Evolutionary View of Homeostasis: Bioenergetics, Life History Theory, and Responses to Pregnancy

Robert Perlman

in Integrating Evolutionary Biology into Medical Education: for maternal and child healthcare students, clinicians, and scientists

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198814153
eISBN:
9780191851803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814153.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Developmental Biology

Physiologists and evolutionary biologists have traditionally investigated different but complementary aspects of biological phenomena. Homeostasis, the maintenance of approximately constant ... More


Production at the Individual Level

Michael J. Fogarty and Jeremy S. Collie

in Fishery Ecosystem Dynamics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198768937
eISBN:
9780191822209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768937.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Models of individual growth commonly used in fisheries and ecological research can be built around simple allometric functions representing the build-up of body mass (anabolism) and metabolic loss ... More


Unraveling the Role of Mitochondria in Alzheimer’s Disease: Toward Assembling the Puzzle

Sónia C. Correia, Paula I. Moreira, and George Perry

in Vascular Disease, Alzheimer's Disease, and Mild Cognitive Impairment: Advancing an Integrated Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190634230
eISBN:
9780190634254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634230.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is an intriguing and still unsolved puzzle that has attracted, over the last decades, the interest of the scientific community. Despite the limited knowledge regarding the ... More


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