Excitotoxicity is the pathological process by which neurons are damaged. They killed by the over activations of receptors. The excitatory neurotransmitter glutamate, such as the NMDA receptor and AMPA receptor.
Glutamate excitotoxicity is a broad and rapidly evolving field of study with many important nuances that have necessarily been oversimplified or, unfortunately, omitted from this review for the sake of reasonable brevity.
Related Journals of Excitotoxicity
Journal of Clinical Toxicology, Toxicology Journal, Toxicology: Open Access, Journal of Environmental & Analytical Toxicology, Journal of Clinical Toxicology, Archives of Toxicology, Journal of Toxicological Sciences, Current Topics in Toxicology, Open Toxicology Journal, Internet Journal of Toxicology.