Distribution of Glutamate Transporter Subtypes During Human Brain Development

@article{BarPeled1997DistributionOG,
  title={Distribution of Glutamate Transporter Subtypes During Human Brain Development},
  author={Osnat Bar-Peled and Herzl Ben‐Hur and Anat Biegon and Yoram Groner and Susan A. Dewhurst and Akiko Furuta and Jeffrey D. Rothstein},
  journal={Journal of Neurochemistry},
  year={1997},
  volume={69}
}
Abstract: In the mature brain, removal of glutamate from the synaptic cleft plays an important role in the maintenance of subtoxic levels of glutamate. This requirement is handled by a family of glutamate transporters, EAAT1, EAAT2, EAAT3, and EAAT4. Due to the involvement of glutamate also in neuronal development, it is believed that glutamate transport plays a role in developmental processes as well. Therefore, we have used immunohistochemical and immunoblot analysis to determine the… 
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