A Method for Measuring Oxygen Uptake Rate Distributions Over the Surface Zone of Excised Tissues Using a 91-Cathode Electrode

  • N. T. S. Evans
  • T. B. Constable
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 75)


Existing methods for measuring the oxygen uptake rates of tissues require amounts of tissue in excess of 20mg or so, and provide no information on spatial variations in uptake rate. The method described here enables estimates of uptake rate to be made at known points on a tissue surface with a spatial resolution of better than 0.5mm.


Uptake Rate Oxygen Uptake Rate Magnetic Tape Cathode Current Tissue Surface 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. T. S. Evans
    • 1
  • T. B. Constable
    • 1
  1. 1.Medical Research Council, Cyclotron UnitHammersmith HospitalLondonUK

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