A glutamate-activated chloride conductance on a crustacean muscle

Chris Lingle, Eve Marder

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Abstract

A glutamate-activated inhibitory response on a crustacean neuromuscular preparation that receives cholinergic excitatory innervation is described. Glutamate produced a dose-dependent conductance increase to C1-ions. The response was mimicked by ibotenic acid, but not by quisqualic acid, and was blocked by picrotoxin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)481-488
Number of pages8
JournalBrain Research
Volume212
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 18 1981

Keywords

  • C1conductance
  • crustacean muscle
  • glutamate
  • glutamate receptor
  • ibotenate
  • picrotoxin

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