American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of various enzymes in the blood and in certain tissues that catalyze the hydrolysis of acetylcholine.
- n. biochemistry An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine into choline and acetic acid.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. an enzyme which exists in nerve cells and hydrolyses acetylcholine into choline and acetic acid.
- acetylcholine + esterase (Wiktionary)
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“Researches also show that Epimedium can inhibit an enzyme called acetylcholinesterase”
“THC has been found to prevent an enzyme called "acetylcholinesterase" from producing Alzheimer's plaques in the brain and is found to be effective in blocking protein clumps that inhibits memory and cognitive thinking in Alzheimer's patients.”
“Positive or faint amniotic fluid acetylcholinesterase band with normal ultrasound.”
“In experiments with the new material it defended completely against Staph and E. Coli infections and within 24 hoursit restored 70% of acetylcholinesterase — a bodily enzyme that is attacked by nerve agents.”
“This neurotoxic action kills bugs by reducing the level of a certain enzyme (acetylcholinesterase) that clears an important neurotransmitter chemical (acetylcholine) out of the junction between nerve cells.”
“The drugs so far approved by the Food and Drug Administration include acetylcholinesterase inhibitors such as Aricept, Razadyne and Exelon, which aim to reduce the breakdown of acetylcholine, a key neurotransmitter.”
“It prevents the enzyme acetylcholinesterase from allowing muscles to relax, resulting in the contraction of every muscle in the body.”
“Recent research demonstrated that aspartame reduces acetylcholinesterase, an enzyme which breaks down acetylcholine - a key player in the central nervous system, with an important role in cognition and memory, and with a reciprocal, inhibitory relationship with dopamine.”
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