meaning of Acetylcholinesterase

Acetylcholinesterase meaning in General Dictionary

an enzyme which is present in neurological cells and hydrolyses acetylcholine into choline and acetic acid

Acetylcholinesterase meaning in Urban Dictionary

An enzyme revealed in order to break down acetylcholine. Acetylcholine triggers the contraction of muscles.

Acetylcholinesterase meaning in Medical Dictionary

a chemical that reduces the neurotransmitter acetylcholine on synaptic cleft (the area between two nerve cells) so that the next nerve impulse can be sent throughout the synaptic gap. Pesticides for the organophosphate and carbamate types perform to paralyze and eliminate bugs by suppressing their particular acetylcholinesterase. Abbreviated AChE.

Acetylcholinesterase - German to English

acetylcholine esterase

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