Open access peer-reviewed Edited volume

Infrared Spectroscopy

Life and Biomedical Sciences

This informative and state-of-the art book on Infrared Spectroscopy in Life sciences designed for researchers, academics as well as for those working in industry, agriculture and in pharmaceutical companies features 20 chapters of applications of MIRS and NIRS in brain activity and clinical research. It shows excellent FT-IR spectra of breast tissues, atheromatic plaques, human bones and projects assessment of haemodynamic activation in the cerebral cortex, brain oxygenation studies and many interesting insights from a medical perspective.

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Infrared SpectroscopyLife and Biomedical SciencesEdited by Theophanides Theophile

Published: April 25th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2655

ISBN: 978-953-51-0538-1

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47673 Total Chapter Downloads

18 Crossref Citations

62 Web of Science Citations

64 Dimensions Citations

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1. Introduction to Infrared Spectroscopy in Life and Biomedical Sciences

By Theophile Theophanides

1178

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2. Use of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in the Management of Patients in Neonatal Intensive Care Units - An Example of Implementation of a New Technology

By Barbara Engelhardt and Maria Gillam-Krakauer

4250

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3. Effects of Sleep Debt on Cognitive Performance and Prefrontal Activity in Humans

By Kenichi Kuriyama and Motoyasu Honma

1404

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4. Applications of Near Infrared Spectroscopy in Neurorehabilitation

By Masahito Mihara and Ichiro Miyai

2115

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5. The Use of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy to Detect Differences in Brain Activation According to Different Experiences with Cosmetics

By Masayoshi Nagai, Keiko Tagai, Sadaki Takata and Takatsune Kumada

1413

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6. Using NIRS to Investigate Social Relationship in Empathic Process

By Taeko Ogawa and Michio Nomura

1503

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7. Introduction of Non-Invasive Measurement Method by Infrared Application

By Shouhei Koyama, Hiroaki Ishizawa, Yuki Miyauchi and Tomomi Dozono

2737

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8. Brain Activity and Movement Cognition - Vibratory Stimulation-Induced Illusions of Movements

By Shu Morioka

1059

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9. Probing Brain Oxygenation Waveforms with Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS)

By Alexander Gersten, Jacqueline Perle, Dov Heimer, Amir Raz and Robert Fried

4705

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10. Comparison of Cortical Activation During Real Walking and Mental Imagery of Walking - The Possibility of Quickening Walking Rehabilitation by Mental Imaginary of Walking

By Jiang Yinlai, Shuoyu Wang, Renpeng Tan, Kenji Ishida, Takeshi Ando and Masakatsu G. Fujie

1041

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11. Near-Infrared Spectroscopic Assessment of Haemodynamic Activation in the Cerebral Cortex - A Review in Developmental Psychology and Child Psychiatry

By Hitoshi Kaneko, Toru Yoshikawa, Hiroyuki Ito, Kenji Nomura, Takashi Okada and Shuji Honjo

1701

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12. The Application of Near Infrared Spectroscopy in Wheat Quality Control

By Milica Pojić, Jasna Mastilović and Nineta Majcen

3471

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13. Vis/Near- and Mid- Infrared Spectroscopy for Predicting Soil N and C at a Farm Scale

By Haiqing Yang and Abdul M. Mouazen

2436

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14. The Application of Near Infrared Spectroscopy for the Assessment of Avocado Quality Attributes

By Brett B. Wedding, Carole Wright, Steve Grauf and Ron D. White

2426

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15. Time-Resolved FTIR Difference Spectroscopy Reveals the Structure and Dynamics of Carotenoid and Chlorophyll Triplets in Photosynthetic Light-Harvesting Complexes

By Alexandre Maxime and Rienk van Grondelle

2810

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16. The Role of β-Antagonists on the Structure of Human Bone - A Spectroscopic Study

By J. Anastassopoulou, P. Kolovou, P. Papagelopoulos and T. Theophanides

1342

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17. FT-IR Spectroscopy in Medicine

By Vasiliki Dritsa

3336

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18. Chemometrics of Cells and Tissues Using IR Spectroscopy - Relevance in Biomedical Research

By Ranjit Kumar Sahu and Shaul Mordechai

1947

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19. Characterization of Bone and Bone-Based Graft Materials Using FTIR Spectroscopy

By M.M. Figueiredo, J.A.F. Gamelas and A.G. Martins

2282

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20. Brain-Computer Interface Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy for Rehabilitation

By Kazuki Yanagisawa, Hitoshi Tsunashima and Kaoru Sakatani

2538

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21. Biopolymer Modifications for Biomedical Applications

By M.S. Mohy Eldin, E.A. Soliman, A.I. Hashem and T.M. Tamer

1979

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