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How did researchers find out the effects of Excitotoxins?

Asked by hosa (150points) August 8th, 2019

“Excitotoxins cause a brain cell to become very excited and your neurons basically fire spastically until they finally burn out,” – Dr Lippman.
My question is, how did they practically come to that conclusion, I scoured the internet they never say how the experiments were made.

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the wiki article was helpful. but I’m not sure like how the damage is done, when the blood reaches the brain or when the tongue tastes the food.

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