In the 2011 paper by Cunnane and colleagues, the cerebral rate of glucose metabolism was stated as
6–7 mg/100 g/min
31 μmol/100 g/min
It is worth revisiting the calculations around conversion between mmol and weight.
A mole is 6 x 10²³ molecules.
The molecular weight for glucose is 180.1559 g per mole.
Therefore 31 μmol of glucose is equivalent to 180.1559 g x 31/1000000
= 0.00558 g
= 5.58 mg
which is in the range described above.
There is also a conversion calculator here.
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