NaCl by NMR

Douglas Fitts dfitts at
Sat Jul 5 15:06:35 EST 1997

I missed the original post, so excuse me for piggy-backing.
Could the original poster please give the source for the paper using NMR
to measure brain NaCl concentration?  I'd like to see it.


Doug Fitts

rcb5 at MSN.COM ("Ronald Blue") writes:

>Interesting question.  Na+ may be related to the frequency of 
>neurotransmission by slowing
>down the timing of the EP.  So Magnetic Imagining using the radio frequencies 
>of sodium
>would be very useful.  I do not know if has been done or can be done.
>Ron Blue
>COP theory at
>From: 	DUNc
>Sent: 	Wednesday, June 25, 1997 12:37 PM
>To: 	neur-sci at
>Subject: 	NaCl by NMR

>Just been reading a paper which describes the measurement of NaCl
>concentrations in the brain by NMR. Has anyone had experience in such
>research or could perhaps point me in the direction of someone who has?
>I'm interested in measuring NaCl concentrations in the lung and think
>that this technique could be of help.

>please e' me direct

>...............         Duncan Borthwick
>.......      DUNc       e-mail duncanb at      
>..                      tel UK (0131) 332 2471

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