cholinesterase

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an enzyme that hydrolyses acetylcholine (into choline and acetic acid)

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Kinetic studies of BChE inhibition was determined by constructing Lineweaver-Burk (LB) plots; reciprocal plots of 1/V versus 1/[S] at different concentrations of substrate S-butyrylthiocholine chloride (1.
The BCHE gene finding "brings together two of the major hypotheses about the development of Alzheimer's disease," said Andrew J.
BChE is the product of the BCHE (butyrylcholinesterase) gene on chromosome 3 region 3q26.
It was suggested that in these two patients who died, BChE might not have been effective once neuromuscular involvement developed.
Crystal structure of AChE from Torpedo califomica in complex with galanthamine and BChE from Homo sapiens in complex with tabun were obtained from Protein Data Bank with PDB ID: 1W6R (Greenblatt et al.
The top five SNPs associated with the general test of association were located in the BCHE gene, and the dominant model seemed most appropriate based on the phenotype and genotype data (Table 3, Figure 2).
Further characterization of the chromosome 3 BCHE locus might elucidate the effects of known variants against the overall heritability and the linkage peak.
AChE from Electrophorus electricus, BChE from equine serum and galantamine hydrobromide were purchased from Sigma (St.
We recently detected an abnormal genotype in members of a family with low serum BCHE activity.
The constraint in supplying BChE from either human plasma sources or other recombinant systems is an excellent example of transgenic production enabling development of otherwise difficult to express proteins.
The contract will fund development of a recombinant human BChE and its production in C-PERL's PERLXpress high efficiency protein manufacturing system.
In the previously reports, the oils isolated from Salvia species exhibited inhibited activities for AChE or BChE (Kivrak et al.
Historically, AChE and BChE are the principal targets covalently modified by OP compounds.
Prolonged post-SC apnea occurs with BCHE deficiencies of marked severity (impairment >70%), and the majority are attributable to BCHE gene defects (2).