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Calcium(II) oscillations to glucose: An astrocyte relation.

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Summary of "Calcium(II) oscillations to glucose: An astrocyte relation."

Astrocytes, the most common type of glial cell, are critical to the health of the central nervous system. Evidence implies that changes in the astrocyte's cytosolic calcium concentration is part of a central mechanism by which information is passed and processed in the cell, and it is linked to both external stimuli impacting the cell as well as downstream events such as metabolism and neurotransmitter release. This work proposes a novel chemical model to further the understanding of how extracellular signals could affect intracellular calcium dynamics and metabolic processes within the cell.

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Name: Biophysical chemistry
ISSN: 1873-4200
Pages: 106195

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