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- n. A salt or ester of glutamic acid, especially one that functions as a neurotransmitter.
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- n. Any salt or ester of glutamic acid.
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- n. a salt or ester of glutamic acid
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Monosodium glutamate is an addative that enhances flavor in food products ment for human consumption.
Ketamine acts on a chemical called glutamate, which is much closer to the problem, Zarate says.
The researchers looked at receptors that respond to a neurotransmitter called glutamate, which is implicated in memory and learning.
In a normal brain, a neurotransmitter called glutamate is released when a person experiences desire.
The umami taste results from the addition of MSG (monosodium glutamate) to foods, and is caused by the amino acid glutamine (also called glutamate).
According to Ken Robbins, a clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, ketamine binds to portals in the brain called NMDA receptors; this prevents a chemical called glutamate from occupying the same spots.
They also use an enzyme, called glutamate oxidase, on the end of the probe that reacts with glutamate to create hydrogen peroxide.
Scientists have known that a brain signaling chemical called glutamate normally activates NMDA receptors, allowing two neurons to communicate with one another.
The results suggest that a buildup of that chemical, called glutamate, may play a role in the mechanism of migraines.
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