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2009-11-12 11:34:00

A domain of the NR2B subunit of the NMDA receptor is mapped in exquisite detail.

2009-10-30 23:52:49

Scientists discover lipid may be vital to learning.

2009-10-19 17:53:22

Glutamate is to the brain like coffee is to our bodies. A cup of Joe in the morning can wake us, but overloading on caffeine causes the stimulant to work against us.

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2009-10-09 14:30:38

One hundred years ago, Kikunae Ikeda discovered the flavor-giving properties of glutamate, a non essential amino acid traditionally used to enhance the taste of many fermented or ripe foods, such as ripe tomatoes or cheese.

2009-08-11 14:29:15

A new study by researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine may reveal how long-lasting memories form in the brain.

2009-08-04 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, CA, August 4, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senomyx, Inc.

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2009-07-15 12:00:00

Drugs that block a growth factor receptor on brain cells may prevent epilepsy after brain damage, according to a new study appearing in the July 15 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience.

2009-07-08 14:17:58

U.S. researchers suggest a protein found in vegetables -- glutamic acid -- may lower blood pressure.

2009-07-08 13:27:35

Using a combination of sensory, genetic, and in vitro approaches, researchers from the Monell Center confirm that the T1R1-T1R3 taste receptor plays a role in human umami (amino acid) taste.

2009-07-08 12:02:52

The latest work to 'turn off the taps' in the brain and stop a chemical being released in excess amounts – which can lead to Parkinson's Disease – will be presented at The British Pharmacological Society's Summer Meeting in Edinburgh today


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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