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Group I includes tically and perisynaptically (97–99) order antivert 25 mg with visa symptoms after hysterectomy. In addition generic antivert 25mg fast delivery treatment 2 degree burns, the mGluR 1 and mGluR 5, which act via phospholipase C; mGluRs exhibit a high degree of specificity in this regard group II includes mGluR 2 and mGluR 3, which are nega- with mGluR7 (100,101) and mGluR4 (102) (which are tively coupled to adenylyl cyclase; and group III, which primarily present presynaptically) and mGluRs 1 and 5 includes mGluR 4, 6, 7, and 8, and are also negatively (which are primarily present perisynaptically) (103–105). Adding to this complexity, These patterns suggest that synaptic localization is partially mGluR 1 has four splice variants, whereas mGluR 4 and 5 segregated by mGluR group (99), with group I primarily each have two. The mGluRs within a group exhibit greater perisynaptic, surrounding the postsynaptic density, group than 70% sequence homology, whereas the homology falls II primarily presynaptic or extrasynaptic, and group III opti- to approximately 45% between groups (82). These synaptic distribution patterns position mGluRs transmembrane domains separated by short intracellular to play a critical role in modulating excitatory neurotrans- and extracellular loops and an unusually large extracellular mission. Group I mGluRs stimulate phospholipase C and the hy- In further contradistinction to other GPCRs, the agonist drolysis of phosphoinositide. These two receptors have been binding sites for the mGluRs are located in the extracellular reported to stimulate cAMPformation in different model domain. As a family, mGluRs are broadly expressed in the systems (106). They also increase the excitability of neurons nervous system, with group I having primarily a postsynap- currents, through a mechanism that by reducing the K tic localization, whereas groups II and III primarily have a appears to be independent of G-protein action (107). Al- presynaptic localization where they serve as autoreceptors though the AMPA receptor agonist, quisqualic acid, is the 76 Neuropsychopharmacology: The Fifth Generation of Progress most potent agonist at the group I mGluRs, 3,5-dihydroxy- traordinary gradients with the extracellular concentration phenylglycine (3,5-DHPG) is the most specific agonist. Energy deprivation not only collapses the so- pharmacology. The group porter, thereby inhibiting glutamate uptake, but also results III mGluRs inhibit adenylyl cyclase via GI-protein, al- in reverse transport with massive efflux of glutamate stores though they may utilize other transduction mechanisms. Pharmacologic inhibition of glutamate transport in The most specific agonist at group I mGluRs appears to tissue culture models has been shown to promote excitotoxic be 2R, 4R-4-aminio pyrrolidine-2, 4 dicarboxylate neurodegeneration (118). LY354740 is an exceptionally potent and selective Early pharmacologic studies pointed to the existence of agonist at group II mGluRs and is effective with systemic subtypes of sodium-dependent glutamate transporters in administration (108). Notably, N-acetylaspartyl glutamate brain with cerebellum exhibiting a form that is much more (NAAG), an endogenous neuropeptide, is a relatively potent sensitive to inhibition by L- -aminoadipate and forebrain agonist at mGluR 3, although it also serves as an antagonist sensitive to dihydrokainate (119). L-aminophosphonobutyric heterogeneity as well as the diverse cellular distribution of acid (L-AP4) is the most potent and selective agonist at the the sodium-dependent glutamate transporters have been il- group III mGluRs with the exception of mGluR 7, where luminated recently by their cloning and molecular charac- L-serine-O-phosphate has greater potency. EAAT 1 or GLAST has its highest expression in macology of these receptors remains less well developed than brain but is also found in peripheral tissue and placenta. The cerebellum appears to have the highest level within The heterogeneity of the mGluRs and their role in mod- brain, depending on the species. EAAT 2 (GLT 1) is primar- ulating glutamatergic neurotransmission make them attrac- ily expressed in brain, although low levels have been re- tive potential therapeutic targets for drug development. Its associated with protection against excitotoxicity, whereas expression is predominantly if not exclusively astroglial in activation of group I mGluRs may actually enhance NMDA localization. The predominant neuronal transporter is receptor-mediated neuronal degeneration (110,111). Re- EAAT 3, which is also expressed in kidney and to a lesser cently it has been shown that inhibition of GCPII, the extent in other peripheral tissues. Consistent with the broad enzyme that degrades the selective mGluR 3 agonist NAAG, distribution of glutamatergic neuronal systems in brain, the provides potent protection against neuronal degeneration levels of EAAT 3 are fairly uniform. EAAT 3 is not consis- caused by transient occlusion of the middle cerebral artery tently expressed in all glutamatergic systems, and some non- (112). A similar reciprocal relationship has been observed glutamatergic systems express it (122). Thus, EAAT 3 does with regard to the effects on epilepsy with group I agonists not appear to be a specific marker for glutamatergic neurons. Finally, metabotropic receptors, both in the 4, which is expressed in cerebellar Purkinje cells; and EAAT dorsal root and thalamus, have been implicated in modulat- 5, which is limited to the retina. A double- label postembedding immunogold study demonstrated the The demonstration of sodium-dependent high-affinity value of such ultrastructural data for revealing the impor- transport of glutamate in synaptosomal preparations was tance of differential distribution of these proteins with re- the first evidence supporting the hypothesis that glutamate spect to the synapse (44). The double-label analysis targeted serves as a neurotransmitter (115). The presence of these the AMPA subunit GluR2 and the glutamate transporter, transporters on excitatory nerve terminals was exploited to EAAT3 (i.

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