glutamate glutamate  /ɡ ˈlu tə ˌmeɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a salt or ester of glutamic acid

Usage(s):

  1. Reduce glutamate and you may reduce the drive state.
  2. Last month, with pressure mounting, investigators announced they had caught a Taiwanese-owned monosodium glutamate factory red-handed.
  3. Coric, of Yale, is among the growing group of investigators experimenting with drugs targeting the glutamate problem.

News

  1. New kind of signalling mechanism in plant cells discovered

    Plants possess receptors which are similar to the glutamate receptors in the brain of humans and animals. Biochemists have discovered that these receptors do not, however, recognize the amino acid glutamate, but many other different amino acids.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Research team discovers new kind of signalling mechanism in plant cells

    ( Ruhr-University Bochum ) Plants possess receptors which are similar to the glutamate receptors in the brain of humans and animals. Biochemists at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum with colleagues from the University of Würzburg and the Agricultural University of China in Beijing have discovered that these receptors do not, however, recognize the amino acid glutamate, but many other different amino ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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