Molecular and cellular physiology of sodium-dependent glutamate transporters.

Abstract

Glutamate is the major excitatory transmitter in the vertebrate brain. After its release from presynaptic nerve terminals, it is rapidly taken up by high-affinity sodium-dependent plasma membrane transporters. While both neurons and glial cells express these excitatory amino acid transporters (EAATs), the majority of glutamate uptake is accomplished by… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.brainresbull.2016.12.013

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