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  EAAT-1



EAAT-1

   A high affinity glutamate/aspartate transporter found in astrocytes, heart, skeletal muscle and placenta. Its action can be coupled to the co-transport of potassium, sodium or hydrogen ions.

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Affinity
A measure of the binding constant of a single antigen combining site with a monovalent antigenic determinant.

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The hollow, muscular organ responsible for pumping blood through the circulatory system.

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Tissue made up of bundles of long, slender cells that contract when stimulated.

Placenta
Organ that grows in the uterus during pregnancy and connects the blood supplies of the mother and baby.

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A mineral found in most of the foods we eat. The largest source of dietary sodium comes from sodium chloride or table salt. Intake of sodium tends to increase the retention of water.

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Hydrogen. The first chemical element in the periodic table. It has the atomic symbol H, atomic number 1, and atomic weight 1. It exists, under normal conditions, as a colorless, odorless, tasteless, diatomic gas. Hydrogen ions are PROTONS. Besides the common H1 isotope, hydrogen exists as the stable isotope DEUTERIUM and the unstable, radioactive isotope TRITIUM.



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EAAT2 Neurotransmitter Transporter
A high affinity glutamate/aspartate transporter found in ASTROCYTES and in the liver. It action can be coupled to the co-transport of potassium, sodium or hydrogen ions.

EAAT2 Protein
A high affinity glutamate/aspartate transporter found in ASTROCYTES and in the liver. It action can be coupled to the co-transport of potassium, sodium or hydrogen ions.



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A high affinity glutamate/aspartate transporter found in ASTROCYTES and in the liver. It action can be coupled to the co-transport of potassium, sodium or hydrogen ions.

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A high affinity glutamate/aspartate transporter found in ASTROCYTES and in the liver. It action can be coupled to the co-transport of potassium, sodium or hydrogen ions.

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