Protein targeting to glycogen mRNA expression is stimulated by noradrenaline in mouse cortical astrocytes

@article{Allaman2000ProteinTT,
  title={Protein targeting to glycogen mRNA expression is stimulated by noradrenaline in mouse cortical astrocytes},
  author={Igor Allaman and Luc Pellerin and P. J. Magistretti},
  journal={Glia},
  year={2000},
  volume={30}
}
Brain glycogen levels are dynamically regulated by certain neurotransmitters, including noradrenaline (NA) and vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP). In particular, glycogen synthesis involves activation by NA and VIP of the transcription factors C/EBPβ and ‐δ as well as the induction of glycogen synthase. Glycogen accumulation is found in a variety of neuropathological conditions, including reactive astrocytosis after CNS lesions, as well as in Alzheimer's disease. Protein targeting to glycogen… 
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