Quantitative Analysis of Reflection Spectra on the Perfused Brain in Different States of Oxygen Supply

  • U. Heinrich
  • J. Hoffmann
  • D. W. Lübbers
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 159)


The redox state of the respiratory chain gives information about the oxygen supply and metabolise of tissue. Due to some members of the respiratory chain having characteristic absorption spectra in the visible range, spectrophotometric methods have been used to study the redox states in vivo.


Redox State Reflection Spectrum Respiratory Chain Oxygen Supply OXygen Transport 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Heinrich
    • 1
  • J. Hoffmann
    • 1
  • D. W. Lübbers
    • 1
  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut fur SystemphysiologieDortmund 1Germany

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