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Ventilation and Brain Metabolism

Handbook of Physiology, The Respiratory System, Control of Breathing

  1. Bo K. Siesjö,
  2. Martin Ingvar

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp030205

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Siesjö, B. K. and Ingvar, M. 2011. Ventilation and Brain Metabolism. Comprehensive Physiology. 141–161.

Author Information

  1. Laboratory for Experimental Brain Research, University of Lund, Lund, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Brain Metabolism: A Brief Overview
    • 1.1
      Metabolic Rate and Blood Flow
    • 1.2
      Neurotransmitters and Cerebral Metabolic Rate
    • 1.3
      Cellular Function: Dependence on ATP and Oxygen
  • 2
    Influence of Hypoxia on Brain Metabolism
  • 3
    Carbon Dioxide and Brain Energy Metabolism
    • 3.1
      Hypocapnia
    • 3.2
      Hypercapnia
    • 3.3
      Regulation of Intracellular pH
    • 3.4
      Regulation of Cerebral Blood Flow
    • 3.5
      Neurotransmitters
  • 4
    Possible Coupling Mediators in Brain
    • 4.1
      Barbiturate Anesthesia: A Hypometabolic State
    • 4.2
      Epileptic Seizures: A Hypermetabolic State
    • 4.3
      Cerebral Metabolism and Physiological Control Mechanisms