The healthy brain uses the protein called excitatory amino acid transporter 2 (EAAT2) to mop us excess glutamate outside nerve cells.
What does EAAT stand for?
EAAT stands for Excitatory Amino Acid Transporter
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We have 8 other meanings of EAAT in our Acronym Attic
- European Academy of Arts, Sciences and Humanities
- European Association Amusement Supplier Industry
- English As A Second Language
- European Alliance for Access to Safe Medicines
- Electric Auto Association-Silicon Valley (California)
- Electrothermal Atomic Absorption Spectrometry with Zeeman Effect
- East Anglian Ambulance Trust (UK)
- Equine Assisted Activity and Therapy (various organizations)
- Erythrocyte Adhesiveness/Aggregation Test (biomedicine)
- Escadrille Avions de l'Armee de Terre
- Expert Accountants' Association of Turkey
- Exploring Attitude and Affect in Text
- Excitatory Amino Acid Transporter 4
- Excitatory Amino Acid Transporter 5 (retinal glutamate transporter)
- Euro-Asian Association of Teachers of Astronomy (Russia)
- Eastern ARNG Aviation Training Site
- Excitatory Amino Acid Transporter
- East Asia Analytical Unit (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
- Experimental Autoimmune Anterior Uveitis (disease)
- Engineering Alumni Association University of Hawaii
Samples in periodicals archive:
The agreement, established in March 1999, targets excitatory amino acid transporters (EAATs), a family of neurotransmitter transporters that play a key role in regulating the actions of neurotransmitters and brain function.
A major highlight of the first quarter of 1999 was the establishment of a new partnership with Wyeth-Ayerst to aid in the funding and development of our excitatory amino acid transporter (EAATs) program.