Identification of a vesicular aspartate transporter.

@article{Miyaji2008IdentificationOA,
  title={Identification of a vesicular aspartate transporter.},
  author={Takaaki Miyaji and Noriko Echigo and Miki Hiasa and Shigenori Senoh and Hiroshi Omote and Yoshinori Moriyama},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2008},
  volume={105 33},
  pages={11720-4}
}
Aspartate is an excitatory amino acid that is costored with glutamate in synaptic vesicles of hippocampal neurons and synaptic-like microvesicles (SLMVs) of pinealocytes and is exocytosed and stimulates neighboring cells by binding to specific cell receptors. Although evidence increasingly supports the occurrence of aspartergic neurotransmission, this process is still debated because the mechanism for the vesicular storage of aspartate is unknown. Here, we show that sialin, a lysosomal H… CONTINUE READING
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