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11 January 2012
Vol 4, Issue 116

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ONLINE COVER Mapping Metabolities. Magnetic resonance imaging maps out regions of heightened metabolic activity in the human brain, with a brain tumor (glioma) exposed in red. Two articles in this issue describe the use of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy to noninvasively detect the presence of a cancer-associated metabolite, 2-hydroxyglutarate, in the brains of patients with glioma. See the related Perspective by Metellus and Figarella-Branger. [CREDIT: M. GUYE AND Y. LE FUR, CENTRE FOR MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE, AIX-MARSEILLE UNIVERSITY]

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ONLINE COVER Mapping Metabolities. Magnetic resonance imaging maps out regions of heightened metabolic activity in the human brain, with a brain tumor (glioma) exposed in red. Two articles in this issue describe the use of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy to noninvasively detect the presence of a cancer-associated metabolite, 2-hydroxyglutarate, in the brains of patients with glioma. See the related Perspective by Metellus and Figarella-Branger. [CREDIT: M. GUYE AND Y. LE FUR, CENTRE FOR MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE, AIX-MARSEILLE UNIVERSITY]