The Biological Effects of Glutamic Acid and Its Derivatives

The Biological Effects of Glutamic Acid and Its Derivatives

by V.A. Najjar (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400980297
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/09/2011
Series: Developments in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry , #1
Edition description: 1981
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

to ‘Developments in molecular and cellular biochemistry’.- 1. Hippocampal glutamate receptors.- 2. Enzymatic synthesis and function of folypolyglutamates.- 3. ?-Aminolevulinic acid and amino acid neurotransmitters.- 4. ?-Glutamylamine cyclotransferase.- 5. GABA and the enteric nervous system.- 6. Post-translational carboxylation of preprothrombin.- 7. Glutamate and aspartate agonists structurally related to ibotenic acid.- 8. GABA agonists.- 9. Pharmacology of GABA-mediated inhibition of spinal cord neurons in vivo and in primary dissociated cell culture.- 10. Molecular characteristics of glutamate receptors in the mammalian brain.- 11. Pyroglutamic acid.- 12. Gamma-carboxyglumatic acid.- 13. Folypoly-?-glutamate synthesis by bacteria and mammalian cells.- 14. Immunocytochemical and autoradiographic localization of GABA system in the vertebrate retina.- 15. L-glutamate transport in renal plasma membrane vesicles.- 16. Glutamate as a precursor of GABA in rat brain and peripheral tissues.- 17. The GABA postsynaptic membrane receptor-ionophore complex.- 18. The stimulation of ion fluxes in brain slices by glutamate and other excitatory amino acids.- 19. Alterations of central GABAergic activity in neurologic and psychiatric disorders: evaluation through measurements of GABA and GAD activity in cerebrospinal fluid.- 20. Cellular compartments of GABA in brain and their relationship to anticonvulsant activity.- 21. Pteroylpolyglutamates.- 22. Glutamate receptor binding in insects and mammals.- 23. ?-Glutamyl transpeptidase: catalytic, structural and functional aspects.- 24. Utilization of GABA in Substantia Nigra.

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