Metabolic Brain Disease

, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp 183–209 | Cite as

Thiamine in excitable tissues: Reflections on a non-cofactor role

  • Lucien Bettendorff
Review Article

Key words

Thiamine Thiamine triphosphate chloride channels neurotransmission nerve conduction metabolism 

Abbreviations

DIDS

4,4′-diisothiocyanostilbene-2,2′-disulfonic acid

HPLC

high-performance liquid chromatography

KGDH

α-ketoglutarate dehydrogenase

PDH

pyruvate dehydrogenase

TDP

thiamine diphosphate

TDPase

thiamine diphosphatase

TMP

thiamine monophosphate

TMPase

thiamine monophosphatase

TTP

thiamine triphosphate

TTPase

thiamine triphosphatase

TTX

tetrodotoxin

VDAC

voltage-dependent anion channel

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