Chapter 19. Microscopic Imaging of Structured Macromolecules in Articular Cartilage

  1. Prof. Dr. Sarah L. Codd2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Joseph D. Seymour3
  1. Yang Xia and
  2. Shaokuan Zheng

Published Online: 25 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626052.ch19

Magnetic Resonance Microscopy: Spatially Resolved NMR Techniques and Applications

Magnetic Resonance Microscopy: Spatially Resolved NMR Techniques and Applications

How to Cite

Xia, Y. and Zheng, S. (2008) Microscopic Imaging of Structured Macromolecules in Articular Cartilage, in Magnetic Resonance Microscopy: Spatially Resolved NMR Techniques and Applications (eds S. L. Codd and J. D. Seymour), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626052.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Montana State University, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, 220 Roberts Hall, Bozeman, MT 59717-3800, USA

  2. 3

    Montana State University, Chemical and Biological Engineering, 306 Cobleigh Hall, Bozeman, MT 59717-3920, USA

Author Information

  1. Oakland University, Department of Physics, Rochester, MI 48309, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 26 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527320080

Online ISBN: 9783527626052

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • microscopic MRI (μMRI);
  • polarized light microscopy (PLM);
  • Fourier-transform infrared imaging (FTIRI);
  • articular cartilage;
  • anisotropy;
  • collagen matrix'

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Imaging the Orientation of Collagen Fibrils by T2 Anisotropy

  • Imaging the Proteoglycan Concentration by T1 Contrast

  • Imaging the Consequence of Mechanical Loading

  • The Power of Multidisciplinary Microscopic Imaging

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgments