Neurochemical Research

, Volume 9, Issue 11, pp 1667–1671 | Cite as

On the measurement of glucose in brain: A comment to Sacks et al. (1983)

  • Albert Gjedde


The measurements reported by Sacks et al. (4) were examined critically and shown to be faulty. When performed correctly, the measurements yielded results that correspond closely to those predicted by the model of the brain uptake of 2-deoxyglucose formulated by Sokoloff et al. (5).


Glucose Brain Uptake 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Albert Gjedde
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  1. 1.Medical Physiology Department A The Panum InstituteCopenhagen UniversityCopenhagenDenmark

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