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Glutamic Acid (Glutamate) L-Glutamic Acid GLU

Formula: C5H9NO4 Molecular weight: 147.13 Glutamate is a key molecule in the citric acid cycle and cellular metabolism. Glutamate is a principal excitatory neurotransmitter. GABA is synthesized from glutamate. GABA (a non-standard amino acid) is a principal inhibitory neurotransmitter. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) patients have elevated levels of glutamate […]

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