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GLUTAMATE TRANSPORTERS IN PANCREAS AND EPITHELIA: PHYSIOLOGICAL ROLES AND DYNAMIC REGULATION

Glutamate is the main excitatory neurotransmitter of the mammalian nervous system and is involved in neuronal plasticity, memory and learning. Emerging evidences suggest that glutamate is also present in peripheral tissues, where it plays a role in both cellular homeostasis and in autocrine/paracrin...

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Main Author: DI CAIRANO
Other Authors: ELIANA SARA
Format: Doctoral Thesis
Language: English
Published: Università degli Studi di Milano 2010
Online Access: http://hdl.handle.net/2434/150106 Open access