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Abe K, Matsuki N. Measurement of cellular 3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-2,5-diphenyltetrazolium bromide (MTT) reduction activity and lactate dehydrogenase release using MTT. Neurosci Res. 2000;38:325-9
..Our method is economical and convenient especially for measuring cellular MTT reduction and LDH release in the same culture. ..
Abe K, Misawa M. Astrocyte stellation induced by Rho kinase inhibitors in culture. Brain Res Dev Brain Res. 2003;143:99-104
..These results suggest that Rho kinases are in an activated state in the absence of stimuli and contribute to the maintenance of polygonal morphology of cultured astrocytes. ..
Abe K, Saito H. Na+ and K+ dependence of morphological changes of cultured rat cortical astrocytes. Pharmacol Toxicol. 2001;88:319-24
Abe K, Saito H. Possible linkage between glutamate transporter and mitogen-activated protein kinase cascade in cultured rat cortical astrocytes. J Neurochem. 2001;76:217-23
..We propose that the glutamate transporter functions as a receptor transmitting extracellular glutamate signal to intracellular messengers...
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