Whether and how astrocytes release glutamate to regulate neuronal function are debated. Yang et al. show that Swell1 volume-regulated anion channel is a glutamate-releasing channel in astrocytes, which regulates basal synaptic transmission and contributes to excitotoxicity in ischemic stroke.

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