Other researchers soon discovered the chemical shift, a small variation in NMR frequency as a result of a variation in molecular electron distribution.
The ability to measure the chemical shift was a boon to chemists; it meant they could perform non-destructive chemical analyses of samples to determine molecular identity and structure much faster and more simply than before.
Medical practitioners employ magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), a multidimensional NMR imaging technique, for diagnostic purposes.
In 1945 two groups of physicists, one at Stanford, the other at Harvard, first reported the detection of NMR signals in condensed matter.
Coverage includes: Three-dimensional structure determination of biological macromolecules (polypeptides/proteins, DNA, RNA, oligosaccharides) by NMR; New NMR techniques for studies of biological macromolecules; Novel approaches to computer-aided automated analysis of multidimensional NMR spectra; Computational methods for the structural interpretation of NMR data, including structure refinement; Comparisons of structures determined by NMR with those obtained by other methods, e.g.
by diffraction techniques with protein single crystals; New techniques of sample preparation for NMR experiments, such as biosynthetic and chemical methods for isotope labeling, preparation of nutrients for biosynthetic isotope labeling.
Agencia Nacional de Promoción Científica y Tecnológica, Argentina / - “Using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance to explore key mechanisms of hepatitis C virus proteins” PICT-2009-0099.
Agencia Nacional de Promoción Científica y Tecnológica, Argentina / - “Ricerca di enzimi che lavorano a temperature estreme di microorganismi antartici”, Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca, Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide, Italy.
Designated April 26, 2011, at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York, and April 8, 2011, at Agilent Technologies in Santa Clara, California.
Commemorative Booklet (PDF) MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) has become a staple of medical diagnostics.