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Substance Name: Glutamate translocase
RN: 58984-29-5


  • A glutamate plasma membrane transporter protein found in ASTROCYTES and in the LIVER.
  • A family of POTASSIUM and SODIUM-dependent acidic amino acid transporters that demonstrate a high affinity for GLUTAMIC ACID and ASPARTIC ACID. Several variants of this system are found in neuronal tissue.
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Glutamate translocase

MeSH Headings

  • Amino Acid Transport System X-AG
  • Excitatory Amino Acid Transporter 2


  • Eaat-1
  • Glast protein
  • Glast-1
  • Glt-1 protein
  • Glua protein
  • Glub protein
  • Gluc protein
  • Glud protein
  • Glut-1 glutamate transporter
  • Glutamate transport glycoprotein
  • Glutamate transporter
  • Glutamate-aspartate transporter
  • Slc1a3 glutamate transporter

Systematic Name

  • Translocase, glutamate

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 58984-29-5

Other Registry Number

  • 70025-48-8

System Generated Number

  • 0058984295