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tension

get on someone's nerves

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nerve yourself

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  • brace yourself
  • prepare yourself
  • steel yourself
  • fortify yourself
  • gear yourself up
  • gee yourself up

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ChAT, the enzyme responsible for acetylcholine biosynthesis, is a constitutive marker for cholinergic nerve terminals and serves as an archetypal measure of cholinergic innervation, but its activity does not respond to changes in impulse flow.
Botulinum toxin blocks the release of acetylcholine from cholinergic nerve endings.
The isolation of pure cholinergic nerve terminal sacs (T-sacs) from electric organ of juvenile Torpedo.
The tissue ACh level mainly reflects the intraneuronal level, because ACh released from cholinergic nerve terminals is immediately hydrolyzed by ACh hydrolyzing enzyme, AChE (Blusztajn and Wurtman, 1983; Jope, 1979).
For cholinergic synaptic development, we assessed choline acetyltransferase (CHAT), a constitutive marker of cholinergic nerve terminals (Slotkin et al.
NGF is able to stimulate the growth of cholinergic nerve cells.
In what could be a significant step forward in the understanding and future treatment of Alzheimer's disease, researchers at McLean Hospital have provided the first evidence in laboratory rats that increasing the activity of cholinergic nerve cells, which produce a neurotransmitter that enables brain cells to communicate, decreases levels of amyloid precursor protein (APP) in the brain.
In addition, it is also known to promote the synthesis of endogenous motilin, and subsequently stimulate cholinergic nerves of the gut at both preganglionic and postganglionic levels, which leads to the release of calcium and contraction of smooth muscle cells (2).
Zai and his colleagues explained that ranitidine increases the motility of the gastrointestinal tract by increasing the levels of acetylcholine either by direct cholinergic agonism or indirectly either by increasing the release of acetylcholine from cholinergic nerves or by acetylcholinesterase inhibition23.
Coexistence of adrenergic and cholinergic nerves in the inferior hypogastric plexus: Anatomic and immunohistochemical study with 3D reconstruction in human male fetus.