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Pfeuffer, J. (2004). High-field MRS. Talk presented at 21st Annual Scientific Meeting of the ESMRMB 2004. Copenhagen, Denmark. 2004-09-09 - 2004-09-12.

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Pfeuffer, J1, 2, Author              
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1Department Physiology of Cognitive Processes, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Max Planck Society, ou_1497798              
2Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Max Planck Society, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076 Tübingen, DE, ou_1497794              

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 Abstract: What is a high magnetic field? For in vivo MR systems using small animals like mice or rats, magnets of field-strengths as high as 11.7T/31cm (500 MHz) are available. For research in humans the highest field currently available is 9.4T/65cm (400 MHz), while in the clinic the highest field is 3-4T/95cm (130-170MHz). MR spectroscopy evolved rapidly over the last decades, and it is now an important tool in chemical and biological research focused on molecular composition, structure, and dynamics. Experiments initially conducted in cells and cell extracts, are now carried out in living animals and humans. Similarly, MRS applications in clinical diagnosis are growing steadily. The importance of field strength in such applications cannot be overemphasized. The several fold improved sensitivity at high fields enables the detailed quantitative study of both metabolic and neural signaling processes, as well as of their perturbations during disease.

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 Dates: 2004-09
 Publication Status: Published in print
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 Identifiers: DOI: 10.1007/s10334-004-0046-8
BibTex Citekey: 2862
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Title: 21st Annual Scientific Meeting of the ESMRMB 2004
Place of Event: Copenhagen, Denmark
Start-/End Date: 2004-09-09 - 2004-09-12
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Title: Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine
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Publ. Info: Amsterdam : No longer published by Elsevier
Pages: - Volume / Issue: 17 (Supplement 1) Sequence Number: 18 Start / End Page: 9 Identifier: ISSN: 0968-5243
CoNE: https://pure.mpg.de/cone/journals/resource/954926245532