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Glutamate uptake in mammalian retinal glia is voltage dependent and potassium dependent


, : Glutamate uptake in mammalian retinal glia is voltage dependent and potassium dependent. Brain Research 516(2): 322-325

Glutamate evokes an inward membrane current in glial cells form the rabbit retina, by activating high-affinity glutamate uptake. Uptake is strongly inhibited by depolarization. It is also inhibited by removing extracellular sodium or intracellular potassium and by raising the extracellular potassium concentraiton, suggesting that the uptake carrier transports sodium ions into and potassium ions out of the cell. The voltage- and potassium-dependence of glutamate uptake may have clinical implications: during anoxia, when [K+]0 rises, uptake will be inhibited and the extracellular glutamate concentration may then rise to neurotoxic levels.

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