cholinesterases


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cholinesterases

enzymes liberated by synapses, or parasympathetic postganglionic fibres that break down acetylcholine, to free up synaptic acetylcholine receptor sites, allowing transmission of a further impulse across the synapse
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Cholinesterase inhibitory triterpenoids from the bark of Garcinia hombroniana.
Cholinesterase inhibitory activity and MD studies were carried out as described by Jamila et al.
37) Atropine is not effective at nicotinic cholinergic receptor sites and thus will not mitigate skeletal muscle paralysis induced by toxic cholinesterase inhibitors.
63-65) By inhibiting the degradation of acetylcholine released by presynaptic cholinergic neurons, cholinesterase inhibitors increase the amount of acetylcholine available for neurotransmission.
Our search for cholinesterase inhibitors from Malaysian medicinal plants indicated that the methanol extract of G.
A modified spectro-photometric method appropriate for measuring cholinesterase activity in tissue from carbaryl-treated animals.
Minimizing occupational exposure to pesticides: cholinesterase determination and organophosphorus poisoning.
The conclusion did not attempt to "dismiss the results," and the interpretation regarding the biological significance of effects was undertaken in the context of international guidelines and published data on the significance of RBC cholinesterase inhibition.
The second happened in September 1996 while he was working with a mixture of methomyl and chlorpyrifos (OP); in addition to cholinesterase inhibition, the patient showed tremors, perspiration, respiratory problems, sialorrhea, and vomiting.
the effects were nonmonotonic), with alterations apparent at low doses but disappearing once the dose was raised above the threshold for cholinesterase inhibition and systemic toxicity.
Red cell and plasma cholinesterase activities in microsamples of human and animal blood determined simultaneously by a modified acetylthiocholine/DTNB procedure.
Common quail (Coturnix coturnix) were subjected to controlled and replicated experiments in the summer of 2008 to investigate the effects of short-term dehydration on cholinesterase activity in brain and plasma, and the interaction between dehydration and exposure to the organophosphorus pesticide dicrotophos in these same tissues.