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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Key words: organophosphate, carbamate, anticholinergic toxicosis, cholinesterase, wildlife, avian
In vitro cholinesterase inhibitory assay and MD studies
Fish Cholinesterases as Biomarkers of Organophosphorus and Carbamate Pesticides.
OBJECTIVES: We studied participants in the Community Participatory Approach to Measuring Farmworker Pesticide Exposure (PACE3) study to determine whether cholinesterase levels are associated with single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) involved in pesticide metabolism.
Cholinesterases from Maia verrucosa and Palinurus vulgaris: a comparative study.
As a result of the inhibition of plasma cholinesterase, there can be increased sensitivity to drugs hydrolysed by this enzyme, e.
Our search for cholinesterase inhibitors from Malaysian medicinal plants indicated that the methanol extract of G.
Results of current investigation showed a variation in cholinesterases activities in different organs.
Poisoning events and chronic exposure to cholinesterase inhibitors, organophosphates (OPs), and carbamates have traditionally been associated with neurotoxic consequences, such as poor neurobehavioral performance in some cognitive domains such as information processing and memory (Abou-Donia 2003; Wesseling et al.