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2011-07-05 23:10:20

Binghamton University researcher Christof Grewer thinks he has an important brain transport protein "“ glutamate transporter "“ figured out. And he's using a novel approach to spy on them by taking aim with lasers. Grewer, a biophysical chemist, studies glutamate transport proteins, miniscule components of our brains that move glutamate among cells. Glutamate, an important molecule in cellular metabolism, is also a neurotransmitter. He explains his research on these tiny proteins...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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