Specialized Neurotransmitter Transporters in Astrocytes

  • Yongjie Yang
  • Jeffrey D. Rothstein


Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Patient Glutamate Transporter Bergmann Glia GLT1 Expression 





Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis


IJ-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazole-propionic acid


Amyloid β a4 precursor protein


Bone morphogenetic protein


Cyclic adenosine monophosphate


Central nervous system


Cerebrospinal fluid


Excitatory amino acid carrier


Excitatory amino acid transporter


Epidermal growth factor


Electron microscopy


Excitatory postsynaptic current


γ-aminobutyric acid


Glutamic acid decarboxylase


GABA transporter


l-glutamate/l-aspartate transporter


l-glutamate transporter


glycine transporter


Huntington”s disease




Leukemia-inhibitory factor


Inhibitory postsynaptic current


Metabotropic glutamate receptor


Neuronal conditioned medium


Nuclear transcription factor κB




Parkinson”s disease


Phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase


Protein kinase C


Solute carrier


Superoxide dismutase


Transforming growth factor α


4,5,6,7-tetrahydroisoxazolo [4,5-c]pyridin-3-ol


Transmembrane helix


Transmembrane domains


Tumor necrosis factor-α


Untranslated region


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