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Robert J. Roon

Associate Professor


Research Interests

Amino acid transport and amino acid neurotransmission in the mammalian brain.

Recent Publications

Littman, L., Tokar, C., Venkatraman, S., Roon, R.J., Koerner, J.F., Robinson, M.B., Johnson, R.L. (1999) Cyclobutane quisqualic acid analogues as selective mGluR5a metabotropicm glutamic acid receptor ligands. J. Med. Chem. 42(9):1639-47.

Roon, R.J., Koerner, J.F. (1996) Persistent depression of synaptic responses occurs in quisqualate sensitized hippocampal slices after exposure to L-aspartate-beta-hydroxamate. Brain Res. 734(1-2):223-8.


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