Hemicholinium | definition of hemicholinium by Medical dictionary
A chemical that interferes with the synthesis of acetylcholine in cholinergic nerve terminals.
competes with choline for choline uptake into cholinergic neurons; results in the gradual development of paralysis.
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Acetylcholine is largely inhibited by certain molecules such as dimethyl aminoethanol, hemicholinium
, and tetraethyl ammonium chloride.