Example sentences for: acetylcholinesterase

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  • Dani and his colleagues have recently shown that acetylcholinesterase inhibitors—which block the degradation of acetylcholine and hence prolong its action—used to treat Alzheimer disease also stimulate dopamine release.

  • The cells were then incubated in the same buffer supplemented with 50 μM neostigmine (to inhibit acetylcholinesterase) with or without 100 nM PMA for 45 minutes.

  • In Trinidad the following clinical features have been seen: tachypnea, restlessness, vomiting, increased salivation, cerebral oedema, pulmonary oedema, hypovolemic shock and convulsions, with myocarditis and pancreatitis being major complications [ 48 ] . Scorpion venoms may cause these symptoms through release of catecholamines from the sympathetic nervous system [ 11 ] . The venom exerts its effects primarily to the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, but there is also stimulation of both the sympathetic and parasympathetic peripheral activities [ 11 ] . The venom is a complex mixture of phospholipase A 2 , low molecular weight proteins, acetylcholinesterase, hyaluronidase, toxic polypeptides, amino acids, serotonin and neurotoxins [ 11 48 ] . Two fatal cases suggested toxic myocarditis [ 48 ] .

  • ACh content was determined by high performance liquid chromatography with an enzymatic reactor containing acetylcholinesterase and choline oxidase and an electrochemical detector using a commercial kit (Bioanalytical Systems, Inc.) based on the method of Potter et al.


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