acetylcholine

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a neurotransmitter that is a derivative of choline

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This result confirmed that acetyl choline esterase plays an important role in spinosad resistance and also most of monooxygenase enzymes.
The pyruvate generated by cholesterol oxidase activity can also get converted to acetyl CoA and acetyl choline.
Synaptic transmission from a nerve cell to another cell such as a muscle cell in many situations relies on acetyl choline.
It is in high concentration in the electric organ of the electric eel, Eletrophorus Electricus, an adaptation of a synaptosome that depends on acetyl choline as the neurotransmitter.
Tiotropium produces relaxation of airway smooth muscle by antagonism of acetyl choline at M3-muscarinic receptors, while formoterol achieves that effect through stimulation of [[beta].
Simply put, atropine reverses the effects of acetyl choline, the neurotransmitter secreted by nerves like the vagus nerve, that acts to slow the heart rate, among many other activities.
A chemical messenger called acetyl choline makes muscles contract.