Immunocytochemical localization of three vesicular glutamate transporters in the cat retina.

@article{FykKolodziej2004ImmunocytochemicalLO,
  title={Immunocytochemical localization of three vesicular glutamate transporters in the cat retina.},
  author={Bozena E. Fyk-Kolodziej and Arturik Dzhagaryan and Pu Qin and Roberta G Pourcho},
  journal={The Journal of comparative neurology},
  year={2004},
  volume={475 4},
  pages={518-30}
}
Vesicular transporters play an essential role in the packaging of glutamate for synaptic release and so are of particular importance in the retina, where glutamate serves as the neurotransmitter for photoreceptors, bipolar cells, and ganglion cells. In the present study, we have examined the distribution of the three known isoforms of vesicular glutamate transporter (VGLUT) in the cat retina. VGLUT1 was localized to all photoreceptor and bipolar cells, whereas VGLUT2 was found in ganglion cells… CONTINUE READING

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