anticholinesterase


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  • noun

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a medicine that inhibits cholinesterase by combining with it and so has a cholinergic effect

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Poisoning of wild birds from exposure to anticholinesterase coupounds and lead: diagnostic methods and selected cases.
The administration of anticholinesterases requires the co-administration of an anticholinergic drug to block potentially serious muscarinic effects, such as bradycardia, bronchospasm and an increase in secretions.
05), showing that the alkaloid content in Huperzia reflexa possesses a better anticholinesterase inhibitory profile when corn-pared to Huperzia quadrifariata.
aurantifolia oil was determined in comparison with that of galantamine, a well known anticholinesterase drug.
Direct actions of anticholinesterases on the neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptor channels.
Antioxidant and anticholinesterase evaluation of selected Turkish Salvia species.
CONCLUSIONS: The fact that there are similarities but also notable disparities in the responses to chlorpyrifos and diazinon, and that robust effects were seen even at doses that do not inhibit cholinesterase, supports the idea that organophosphates differ in their propensity to elicit developmental neurotoxicity, unrelated to their anticholinesterase activity.
It is an anticholinesterase and therefore prolongs the action of suxamethonium.
1998), demonstrating that the adverse actions of organophosphates on cell replication were separate from anticholinesterase activity.
Even if acutely the anticholinesterase effects of POEE are responsible for reversing the A[beta]-induced cognitive deficit, in the long run its neuroprotective effects against A[beta]-induced neurotoxicity may be of greater assistance in slowing down the neurodegenerative process that eventually renders anticholinesterase medication ineffective.
2002) but is below the threshold for cholinesterase inhibition (Das and Barone 1999); the in vivo CPF metabolite, CPF oxon, is the active agent that produces irreversible anticholinesterase actions and is three orders of magnitude more potent than CPF itself in inhibiting cholinesterase (Das and Barone 1999).
Moreover, those isolated compounds also showed significant anticholinesterase and antioxidative activities.
Thus, there are a variety of changes during aging that could affect sensitivity toward anticholinesterase agents (e.