acetylcholine

[ US /əˌsɛtəɫˈkoʊɫin, əˌsitəɫˈkoʊɫin/ ]
NOUN
  1. a neurotransmitter that is a derivative of choline; released at the ends of nerve fibers in the somatic and parasympathetic nervous systems
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How To Use acetylcholine In A Sentence

  • Noradrenaline decreased I_(K) distinctly. Isoprenaline and acetylcholine showed no effect on I_(K) in isolated rat hepatocytes.
  • The basal ganglia of the brain are peculiarly rich in acetylcholine, the presence of which must presumably have some significance; and suggestive effects of eserine and of acetylcholine, injected into the ventricles of the brain, have been described. Sir Henry Dale - Nobel Lecture
  • All nerve agents act by inhibiting the enzyme acetylcholinesterase, which breaks down the neurotransmitter acetylcholine.
  • -- A selective allosteric potentiator of the M1 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor increases activity of medial prefrontal cortical neurons and restores impairments in reversal learning. PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories
  • 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. Dr. Walter Crinnion: Could Organic Produce Be the New Ritalin?
  • Acetylcholine esterase inhibitor (neostigmine): indications: colonic pseudo-obstruction PLoS Medicine: New Articles
  • A man takes three sips of kalla, and he touches off the release of neurotransmitters, acetylcholine and tryptamine and serotonin. THE BROKEN GOD
  • Eat an apple or two: Apples stimulate production of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which is what the Alzheimer's drug Aricept also does, say University of Massachusetts researchers. Jean Carper: In Honor of World Alzheimer's Day, Take a Hike Today
  • Sage oil inhibits an enzyme called acetylcholinesterase, whose normal job is to break down the chemical messenger acetylcholine.
  • In the same paper I had speculated on the possible occurrence of acetylcholine in the animal body, and on its physiological significance if it should be found there; and had pointed out the extraordinary evanescence of its action, suggesting that an esterase probably contributed to its rapid removal from the blood. Sir Henry Dale - Nobel Lecture
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