Glycine transporter

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Glycine transporters (GlyTs) are plasmalemmal neurotransmitter transporters. They serve to terminate the signaling of glycine by mediating its reuptake from the synaptic cleft into back presynaptic neurons. There are two glycine transporters: glycine transporter 1 (GlyT1) and glycine transporter 2 (GlyT2).[1]

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  1. ^ Harvey RJ, Yee BK (November 2013). "Glycine transporters as novel therapeutic targets in schizophrenia, alcohol dependence and pain". Nat Rev Drug Discov 12 (11): 866–85. doi:10.1038/nrd3893. PMID 24172334.