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What does KA stand for?

KA stands for Kainate

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These key SUMO proteins produce subtle responses to the brain's activity levels to regulate the amount of information transmitted by kainate receptors - responsible for communication between nerve cells and whose activation can lead to epileptic seizures and nerve cell death.
The simple classification of receptors as ionotropic or metabotropic also is beginning to blur as reports accumulate that, for example, activation of ionotropic kainate receptors may also produce a second-messenger cascade.
Just two of the nine treated animals developed seizures when given a chemical called kainate, which normally induces seizures, During and his colleagues reported in the Feb.