Fraction of brain oxygen consumption out of body oxygen consumption

Value 20 %
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Papa S. Mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation changes in the life span. Molecular aspects and physiopathological implications. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1996 Sep 12 1276(2):87-105.PubMed ID8816944
Comments Although brain constitutes only 2 percent of body mass. Value of 18% in resting human given in Williams 1988 PMID 3284447 p.430 2nd paragraph. See BNID 100723
Entered by Uri M
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