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Uptake of L-glutamate and L-aspartate in neurones and glial cells of cultured human and rat spinal cord.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1269619     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Autoradiographic investigations on the uptake of L-glutamate and L-aspartate have shown that the amino acids were taken up by neurones as well as by glial cells of cultured human and rat spinal cord. The activity of glutamate and aspartate varied considerably between individual neurones, whereas glial cells showed a more even distribution of the labelled amino acids. Our results suggest that both neurones and glial cells are involved in the uptake of amino acid transmitters.
E Hösli; L Hösli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Experientia     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0014-4754     ISO Abbreviation:  Experientia     Publication Date:  1976 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-08-03     Completed Date:  1976-08-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376547     Medline TA:  Experientia     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  219-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aspartic Acid / metabolism*
Cells, Cultured
Glutamates / metabolism*
Glycine / metabolism
Lumbosacral Region
Neuroglia / metabolism
Neurons / metabolism
Spinal Cord / metabolism*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Glutamates; 56-40-6/Glycine; 56-84-8/Aspartic Acid

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