cholinergic

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Related to cholinergic neurotransmission: acetylcholine, cholinergic neurotransmitter
  • adj

Antonyms for cholinergic

releasing or activated by acetylcholine or a related compound

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Animal models for neurodegenerative diseases that involve cholinergic neurotransmission show cognitive deficits and altered SWC similar to the human condition (21).
OBJECTIVES: We investigated the action of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) on acetylcholinesterase (AChE), a key enzyme in cholinergic neurotransmission.
Four of the five drugs are cholinesterase inhibitors, which enhance cholinergic neurotransmission and may benefit patients with mild to moderate disease.
This study provides definitive proof of meaningful anticholinesterase activity compatible with the observed promnesic and anti-amnesic effects of POEE in mice, reaffirming the potential of this extract for treating neurodegenerative conditions where a hypofunctioning cholinergic neurotransmission is prominent.
By selectively enhancing M1 cholinergic neurotransmission in the brain, NGX267 may offer advantages over current therapies for Alzheimer's disease due to the relative preservation of this system in patients who are clinically symptomatic," according to Michael Murphy, M.
Donepezil is a piperidine-based drug that improves cholinergic neurotransmission by inhibiting acetylcholinesterase, he said.