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Neuroenergetics: Astrocytes Have a Sweet Spot for Glucose

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Astrocytes are polarized cells that are known to take up glucose while delivering lactate, not glucose, for neuronal use. A new study suggests how astrocytes could facilitate glucose uptake, storage and funneling at energy-requiring sites through a privileged intracellular route.

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hal-02421216 , version 1 (11-02-2020)

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Luc Pellerin. Neuroenergetics: Astrocytes Have a Sweet Spot for Glucose. Current Biology - CB, 2018, 28 (21), pp.R1258-R1260. ⟨10.1016/j.cub.2018.09.042⟩. ⟨hal-02421216⟩

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