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Non-specific cholinesterase

non-specific cholinesterase --> cholinesterase

(Science: enzyme) An enzyme that breaks down acetylcholine tostop its action.


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PostSynaptic Neuron

... is, 1. Give two reasons that may account for the continuous firing of a Postsynaptic Neuron From what I've read, I think one of the reasons is if Cholinesterase wasn't active to destroy the Acetylcholine, and I'm not sure of the other, I'm probably wrong on the first one as well but I'm getting ...

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by Asanii
Fri Jul 24, 2009 2:28 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PostSynaptic Neuron
Replies: 3
Views: 10772

Overproduction of Cholinesterase

We all know about the deadly effects of underproduction of the hormone cholinesterase, but does anyone know of how overproduction of cholinesterase might affect the body? I've searched high and low all over the internet and have not been able to find a single ...

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by Calculon17
Thu Sep 04, 2008 3:19 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Overproduction of Cholinesterase
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Views: 6320

I need an answer please

... surgery... edit: forget about that... i see that you are talking about organophosphate poisoning now [very good example!]... organophosphate is an cholinesterase inhibitor... too much of it causes excessive activation of the parasympathetic nervous system (nausea, vomitting..etc.) and overactivation ...

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by Revenged
Sat Mar 24, 2007 5:55 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: I need an answer please
Replies: 8
Views: 8223

I need an answer please

... but high dose affect another things away from rapid spontaneous contraction of the muscle fibers the treatment for myasthesia gravis is to give an cholinesterase inhibitor such as neostigme (not to give acetylcholine intravenously?!)... it's action causes inhibition of acetylcholinesterase, which ...

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by Revenged
Sat Mar 24, 2007 5:47 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: I need an answer please
Replies: 8
Views: 8223

Nervous system

... postsynaptic membrane from depolarizing. B) cause the presynaptic membrane to depolarize only once. C) produce uncontrollable spasms. D) increase cholinesterase production. 4. The person can move his toe, but can't feel the movement A. Block is in spinal cord. B. Block is in sensory neuron. C. ...

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by Mstar888
Sun May 29, 2005 4:08 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Nervous system
Replies: 4
Views: 5021


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