Rate at which water is generated by glucose metabolism in normal brain activity

Range ~28 nL/gram/min
Organism Unspecified
Reference Abbott NJ, Rönnbäck L, Hansson E. Astrocyte-endothelial interactions at the blood-brain barrier. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2006 Jan7(1):41-53 DOI: 10.1038/nrn1824 p.47 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID16371949
Primary Source [84] Rapoport, S. I. Blood–Brain Barrier in Physiology and Medicine (Raven, New York, USA, 1976).
Comments P.47 right column 2nd paragraph: "In normal brain activity, neurons release neurotransmitters and K+, and take up Na+, while glucose metabolism generates water at the rate of ∼28 nl/g/min (primary source)."
Entered by Uri M
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