glutamate


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glutamate

[′glüd·ə‚māt]
(biochemistry)
A salt or ester of glutamic acid.
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To assess [Zn.sup.2+] release as an index of glutamate release from neuron terminals, the brain slices immersed in ACSF or 0.1-1.0 mmol [1.sup.-1] DHMBA in ACSF were transferred to a recording chamber filled with 10 [micro]mol [1.sup.-1] ZnAF-2.
Among them, monosodium glutamate (MSG), sodium salt of non-essential amino acid glutamate, is one of the most widely used food additives [1].
The network of receptors within the synapse that are activated by glutamate is extensive and complex.
In a study on rodents, investigators from the National Institute on Drug Abuse used tracers to confirm that the reward pathways started with glutamate cells in the dorsal raphe nucleus, which connect to dopamine cells in the ventral tegmental area, which eventually lead to the nucleus accumbens, a brain structure important to reward, pleasure, and motivation.
Dubai Municipality denies the rumor about Maggie cubes contain chicken intestines, nails & Sodium Glutamate, which affects the brain cells of children, liver ans kidneys.
The food additives in the Sodium Glutamate are authorised to be used in accordance with the UAE standard, as well as international standards such as the Codex Alimentarius and European Standards," said Dubai Municipality in a statement.
This allowed us to investigate the specific roles of glutamate transporters, without worrying about the side effects of neuron sickness."
He cooked dashi down until it formed crystals, which turned out to be made of sea salt and glutamate. In other words, monosodium glutamate.
Lohman, "Chinese Restaurant Syndrome was thoroughly debunked by large-scale clinical trials at Harvard University, Northwestern University and the University of California." The truth is, less than 1 percent of the worldwide population has glutamate sensitivity.
Glutamate is assembled and broken down within the brain; and ideally, no other glutamate should be present after a neural synapse activation takes place.