Transports L-glutamate and also L- and D-aspartate. Essential for terminating the postsynaptic action of glutamate by rapidly removing released glutamate from the synaptic cleft. Acts as a symport by cotransporting sodium.
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Protein Aliases: EA6, EAAT1, FLJ25094, GLAST, GLAST1, GLAST-1; Excitatory amino acid transporter 1; GLAST; GLAST-1; Glial glutamate transporter; Glial high affinity glutamate transporter; GluT-1; glutamate transporter; glutamate/aspartate transporter; High-affinity neuronal glutamate transporter; Sodium-dependent glutamate/aspartate transporter 1; solute carrier family 1 (glial high affinity glutamate transporter), member 3; Solute carrier family 1 member 3; solute carrier family 1, member 3
Gene Aliases: AI504299; B430115D02Rik; EA6; EAAT1; GLAST; GLAST-1; GLAST1; GLU-T; GluT-1; Gmt1; MGluT1; SLC1A3