Metabolic anatomy of brain: A comparison of regional capillary density, glucose metabolism, and enzyme activities

@article{Borowsky1989MetabolicAO,
  title={Metabolic anatomy of brain: A comparison of regional capillary density, glucose metabolism, and enzyme activities},
  author={Iris Wagman Borowsky and Robert C. Collins},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Neurology},
  year={1989},
  volume={288}
}
Regional variations in capillary density, glucose utilization rate, and activities of the glycolytic enzyme lactate dehydrogenase and the mitochondrial enzyme cytochrome oxidase were compared in the rat brain. The distributions of capillaries and enzymes were studied by means of histochemical staining techniques, and glucose metabolism was measured by means of [14C]2‐deoxyglucose autoradiography. Analysis of 18 gray and five white matter regions revealed a positive correlation between capillary… 
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