glutamate


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glutamate

[′glüd·ə‚māt]
(biochemistry)
A salt or ester of glutamic acid.
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All these findings make glutamate receptors and their effector molecules compelling candidates for further investigation.
The conclusion from our paper is that we need to turn some of that focus to glutamate.
The cholesterol ring oxidase generated pyruvate can be converted by the GABA shunt pathway to glutamate and GABA.
In the future the scientists want to investigate further the pathopysiological relevance of glutamate transporters.
Some research indicates that glutamate is needed for hypocretin to exert its excitatory effect.
When both dopamine and glutamate were blocked, the rats did not display the extreme behaviors.
The glutamate naturally present in food and the glutamate derived from monosodium glutamate are identical and the body treats them in exactly the same way.
The best way to avoid monosodium glutamate (MSG) is to eat food made from fresh ingredients.
Developed by a Japanese professor almost 100 years ago, monosodium glutamate is a salt of glutamic acid, which is an amino acid and building block of protein.
Monosodium Glutamate, or MSG, best-known as an ingredient in Chinese take-aways, is the latest additive to come under the spotlight.
A food store chain has banned monosodium glutamate and some food colourings from its own-brand products.
Studies from our lab suggest that the neurotransmitter glutamate acts at LH NMDA receptors to initiate overeating.