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Energy metabolism and glutamate-glutamine cycle in the brain: a stoichiometric modeling perspective

Francesco A Massucci1, Mauro DiNuzzo23, Federico Giove23, Bruno Maraviglia34, Isaac Perez Castillo5, Enzo Marinari36 and Andrea De Martino367*

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1 Departament d’Enginyeria Quimica, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, 43007 Tarragona, Spain

2 Magnetic Resonance for Brain Investigation Lab, Enrico Fermi Center, Roma, Italy

3 Dipartimento di Fisica, Sapienza Università di Roma, P.le Aldo Moro 2, 00185 Roma, Italy

4 Fondazione Santa Lucia, Roma, Italy

5 Department of Mathematics, King’s College London, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS, UK

6 Center for Life Nano Science@Sapienza, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Viale Regina Elena 291, 00161 Roma, Italy

7 CNR–IPCF, Unità di Roma Sapienza, Roma, Italy

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BMC Systems Biology 2013, 7:103  doi:10.1186/1752-0509-7-103

Published: 10 October 2013

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