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Energetics of Low Affinity Amino Acid Transport into Brain Slices

  • Miriam Banay-Schwartz
  • David N. Teller
  • Abel Lajtha
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB)

Abstract

This review concentrates on the following: What is the energy source for low affinity amino acid transport into brain slices? Is it glycolysis, or Ion flux, or both? In this paper, glycolysis refers to “breakdown of carbohydrate to pyruvate by the Embden-Myerhoff-Parnas pathway, irrespective of the subsequent fate of pyruvic acid”40. Neither the Pasteur or the Crabtree effect were examined in our studies25,40

Keywords

Active Transport Brain Slice Amino Acid Transport Amino Acid Uptake Active Amino Acid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miriam Banay-Schwartz
    • 1
  • David N. Teller
    • 1
  • Abel Lajtha
    • 1
  1. 1.New York State Research Institute for Neurochemistry and Drug AddictionWard’s Island, New YorkUSA

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