Chemical Name: (S)-1-Aminopropane-1,3-dicarboxylic acid
Biological ActivityL-Glutamic acid is a the predominant excitatory transmitter in the mammalian central nervous system. L-Glutamic acid acts at ionotropic and metabotropic glutamate receptors.
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Citations for L-Glutamic acid
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Multi-target action of �-alanine protects cerebellar tissue from ischemic damage.
Authors: Kopach Et al.
Cell Death Dis 2022;13:747
Novel positive allosteric modulators of glutamate transport have neuroprotective properties in an in vitro excitotoxic model.
Authors: Falcucci Et al.
ACS Chem Neurosci 2019;10:3437
Functional plasticity of GAT-3 in avian Müller cells is regulated by neurons via a glutamatergic input.
Authors: Schitine Et al.
J Neurosci 2015;82:42
In vivo comparison of harmine efficacy against psychostimulants: preferential inhibition of the cocaine response through a glutamatergic mechanism.
Authors: Owaisat Et al.
Neurosci Lett 2012;525:12
Glutamate carboxypeptidase II (GCPII) inhibitor displays anti-glutamate and anti-cocaine effects in an invertebrate assay.
Authors: Tallarida Et al.
Amino Acids 2012;42:2521
Identification of three residues essential for 5-hydroxytryptamine 2A-metabotropic glutamate 2 (5-HT2A�mGlu2) receptor heteromerization and its psychoactive behavioral function.
Authors: Moreno Et al.
J Biol Chem 2012;287:44301
Maternal influenza viral infection causes schizophrenia-like alterations of 5-HT2A and mGlu2 receptors in the adult offspring.
Authors: Moreno Et al.
J Neurosci 2011;31:1863
Biphenyl-indanone A, a positive allosteric modulator of the metabotropic glutamate receptor subtype 2, has antipsychotic- and anxiolytic-like effects in mice.
Authors: Galici Et al.
J Pharmacol Exp Ther 2006;318:173
Interactions between ephrin-B and metabotropic glutamate 1 receptors in brain tissue and cultured neurons.
Authors: Calò Et al.
J Neurosci 2005;25:2245
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