Kinetical Analysis of the Uptake of Glucose Analogs by Rat Brain Cortex Slices from Normal and Ischemic Brain
The present chapter describes experiments which were carried out in order to investigate the glucose transport across glial and neuronal cell membranes and the possible effect of ischemia upon the membrane transport. In order to clearly separate transport from metabolism, the two nonmetabolizable glucose analogs α-methyl-glucoside and 3-0-methyl-glucose were used10. The membrane transport was investigated by studying the uptake into the cellular compartment of brain cortex slices.
KeywordsExtracellular Space Ischemic Brain Membrane Transport Neuronal Cell Membrane Unidirectional Flux
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