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Acetylcholinesterase Summary

Description: An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of ACETYLCHOLINE to CHOLINE and acetate. In the CNS, this enzyme plays a role in the function of peripheral neuromuscular junctions. EC 3.1.1.7.

Also Known As: Acetylcholine Hydrolase; Acetylthiocholinesterase; Hydrolase, Acetylcholine; Acetylcholine acetylhydrolase

Networked: 2783 relevant articles (125 outcomes, 282 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Acetylcholinesterase is Relevant

  1. Alzheimer Disease (Alzheimer's Disease) : 45 outcomes 88 studies in 770 results
  2. Poisoning : 15 outcomes 17 studies in 228 results
  3. Dementia (Dementias) : 9 outcomes 26 studies in 136 results
  4. Hirschsprung Disease (Hirschsprung's Disease) : 6 outcomes 5 studies in 105 results
  5. Dyspepsia (Indigestion) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 4 results
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Drugs Related to Acetylcholinesterase

  1. donepezil (Aricept)
  2. Tacrine (Cognex)
  3. Soman
  4. Obidoxime Chloride (Obidoxime)
  5. Butyrylcholinesterase
  6. Galantamine (Galanthamine)
  7. Acetylcholine (Acetylcholine Chloride)
  8. HI 6 (H16)
  9. tabun
  10. huperzine A
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Therapies Related to Acetylcholinesterase

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Oral Administration
  3. Palliative Care (Palliative Medicine)
  4. Intravenous Injections
  5. Colostomy
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