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Solution: Astrocytes often serve as support cells that provide fuel for the neurons. Describe briefly the processes carried out by astrocytes to feed the neurons. 

Problem

Astrocytes often serve as support cells that provide fuel for the neurons. Describe briefly the processes carried out by astrocytes to feed the neurons. 

Solution

Astrocytes respond to glutamatergic activity by increasing their glycolytic activity, which leads in increased lactate release. 

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