glutamate

Major fast excitatory neurotransmitter in the mammalian central nervous system. See glutamate receptor. Also the excitatory neuromuscular transmitter in arthropod skeletal muscles.

Glutamate

An amino acid neurotransmitter that acts to excite neurons. Glutamate probably stimulates N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors that have been implicated in activities ranging from learning and memory to development and specification of nerve contacts in a developing animal. Stimulation of NMDA receptors may promote beneficial changes, while overst...
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glutamate

[n] - a salt or ester of glutamic acid
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glutamate

Ionic salts of glutamic acid used as flavor enhancers in many foods. Glutamate is usually manufactured by acid hydrolysis of vegetable proteins. Besides being a basic building block of proteins, glutamate functions as a neurotransmitter that helps neurons grow new connections; as such, glutamate plays an important role in learning and memory. At h...
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Glutamate

An excitatory amino acid neurotransmitter in brain and spinal cord.
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Glutamate

Glutamate: A form of glutamic acid. See: Glutamic acid.
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glutamate

<biochemistry, physiology> Major fast excitatory neurotransmitter in the mammalian central nervous system. ... See: glutamate receptor. ... Also the excitatory neuromuscular transmitter in arthropod skeletal muscles. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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glutamate

(gloo´tә-māt) a salt of glutamic acid; in biochemistry, the term is often used interchangeably with glutamic acid.
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glutamate

(from the article `photosynthesis`) ...is sucrose, which is translocated from the green cells of the leaves to other parts of the plant. Other key products include the carbon skeletons ... [4 related articles]
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Glutamate

A glutamate is a salt of glutamic acid, especially its sodium salt.
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glutamate

Type: Term Pronunciation: glū′tă-māt Definitions: 1. A salt or ester of glutamic acid.
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Glutamate

Ionic salts of glutamic acid used as flavor enhancers in many foods. Glutamate is usually manufactur
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