Special Issue "Hyperpolarized Molecules for Applications in Chemistry and Biomedicine"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2023) | Viewed by 16141
2. Institut für Physik, Arbeitsgruppe Quanten-, Atom- und Neutronenphysik (QUANTUM), Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, 55128 Mainz, Germany
Interests: NMR; MRI; hyperpolarization; nuclear spin dynamics; chemical kinetics; catalysis
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR) and imaging (MRI) are among the most powerful analytical tools used to study chemical and biochemical transformations. However, one of the main drawbacks of NMR and MRI is their low sensitivity. Hyperpolarization techniques allow enhancing the NMR signals of various molecules by several orders of magnitude, making possible applications that were previously inaccessible, i.e., monitoring metabolism of small molecules in vivo.
Researchers working in the field of hyperpolarized NMR/MRI are invited to contribute original research papers or reviews to this Special Issue of Molecules, which will report on the chemistry and physics of hyperpolarization formation, improvements in the detection of hyperpolarized molecules, and applications of hyperpolarized NMR/MRI approaches in chemistry and biomedicine.
Dr. Danila Barskiy
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- nuclear magnetic resonance
- magnetic resonance imaging