Glutamine transport from astrocytes

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R-HSA-212614
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Homo sapiens
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Glutamine from the astrocytes is exported to the extracellular compartment via the system N amino acid transporter. The system N transporter is Na+ dependant transporter that has substrate specificity to aspargine, glutamine and histidine.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
16516348 High-affinity glutamate transporter GLAST/EAAT1 regulates cell surface expression of glutamine/neutral amino acid transporter ASCT2 in human fetal astrocytes

Pirozhkova, I, Gegelashvili, M, Gegelashvili, G, Zhang, J, Rodriguez-Kern, A, Sung, L

Neurochem Int 2006
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L-amino acid transmembrane transporter activity of SLC38A1 [plasma membrane]

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