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Abstract #2258

Transverse Relaxation Times of Strongly J-Coupled Metabolites with LASER & CP-LASER in the Rat Brain

Dinesh K. Deelchand1, Pierre-Gilles Henry1, Kamil Ugurbil1, Malgorzata Marjanska1

1Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, United States

This study demonstrates that the increase in transverse relaxation times is higher for strongly J-coupled resonances than for singlet and weakly J-coupled resonances when incorporating the CP pulse train (non-selective adiabatic full passage pulses) within the LASER sequence in the rat brain.