jharper at ITSA.UCSF.EDU (M. Jane Harper) writes:
>Today in our neuroscience lecture the prof said that peptides and other
>molecules which act as neurotransmitters couldn't get past the blood-
>brain barrier and had to be manufactured within the CNS. Several of us
>wondered whether this means that all the glutamine within the CNS is
>made within the CNS [by transamination?]... does anyone have any data
Glutamine and Glutamate (which is one of the transmitter amino acids)
are synthetised in individual cells in the CNS.