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Title: Glutamate in Life and Death of Retinal Amacrine Cells*
Authors: Duarte, Carlos B. 
Ferreira, Ildete L. 
Santos, Paulo F. 
Carvalho, Ana L. 
Agostinho, Paula M. 
Carvalho, Arsélio P. 
Keywords: Glutamate; Amacrine cells; Ischemia; Acetylcholine
Issue Date: 1998
Citation: General Pharmacology. 30:3 (1998) 289-295
Abstract: 1. Glutamate is the neurotransmitter released by bipolar cells at their synapses with amacrine cells. The amacrine cells express ionotropic (NMDA, AMPA and kainate) and metabotropic (mGluR1, mGluR2, mGluR4 and mGluR7) glutamate receptors and may take up glutamate from the synaptic cleft.
Rights: openAccess
Appears in Collections:FCTUC Ciências da Vida - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais

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