Medical Definition of Glutamate receptor

1. See amino acid receptor superfamily. Glutamate receptors are implicated in many important brain functions including long-term potentiation (LTP). at least 4 major glutamate gated ion channel subtypes are presently distinguished on pharmacological grounds, named after their most selective agonists: N methyl D aspartate (NMDA implicated in memory and learning, neuronal cell death, ischaemia and epilepsy), kainic acid (KA), quisqualate/AMPA and L 2 amino 4 phosphobutyrate (APB). A fifth subtype (APCD) trans 1 amino cyclopentane 1,3 dicarboxylate is a G-protein coupled receptor. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glutamate Receptor

glutamate
glutamate-ammonia ligase
glutamate-cysteine ligase
glutamate-semialdehyde dehydrogenase
glutamate-tRNA ligase
glutamate acetyltransferase
glutamate aminotransferase
glutamate decarboxylase
glutamate dehydrogenase
glutamate dehydrogenase (NADP+)
glutamate dehydrogenases
glutamate formiminotransferase
glutamate gamma-semialdehyde
glutamate permease
glutamate racemase
glutamate receptor (current term)
glutamate synthase
glutamate translocase
glutamatergic
glutamates
glutamic
glutamic-aspartic transaminase
glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase
glutamic-pyruvic transaminase
glutamic acid
glutamic acid dehydrogenases
glutamic acid hydrochloride
glutamic oxalacetic transaminase
glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase
glutamin-(asparagin-)ase

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