cholinergic

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Related to cholinergic receptors: Nicotinic receptors
  • adj

Antonyms for cholinergic

releasing or activated by acetylcholine or a related compound

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Alcohol-induced cholinergic receptor losses in alcoholics with AD may contribute to the clinical symptoms of dementia.
Also, blockade of cholinergic receptors may aggravate AD symptoms, and prevent the increase in cholinergic transmission expected from increased acetylcholine in synapses as result of cholinesterase inhibition.
Other genes of interest in schizophrenia include those that code for cholinergic receptors, and others that code for proteins involved in oligodendrocyte growth.
Anticholinergics inhibit muscarinic cholinergic receptors.
QUEBEC CITY, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Asmacure Ltee, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel, proprietary compounds that target cholinergic receptors for the treatment of pulmonary diseases, today announced presentations of four studies of ASM-024, Asmacure's lead compound in development for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
SANTIAGO, CHILE -- Treatment with scopolamine hydrobromide blocks muscarinic cholinergic receptors and produces a rapid, robust antidepressant response in depressed patients with unipolar or bipolar depression, Maura L.
Altered striatal function and muscarinic cholinergic receptors in acetylcholinesterase knockout mice.
The enhancement of the effects of ACPF by hexamethonium, promethazine and chlorpheniramine in this study could be due to allosteric activation of the cholinergic receptors through which ACPF manifests its effect on the colon.
QUEBEC CITY, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Asmacure Ltee, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel, proprietary compounds that target cholinergic receptors for the treatment of pulmonary diseases, today announced that the company will present four posters at the 2013 American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference, taking place May 17-22 in Philadelphia.
The cerebellar changes in the later stages of development, however, could not have been the result of cholinesterase inhibition because the cerebellum is not innervated with cholinergic receptors like the forebrain is (Crumpton et al.
QUEBEC CITY, Canada, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Asmacure Ltee, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel, proprietary compounds that target cholinergic receptors for the treatment of pulmonary diseases, announced the start of a phase 1/2 clinical trial of its lead compound, ASM-024, in a dry powder for inhalation (DPI) formulation.
In a recent pair of studies, we found that perinatal ETS exposure in rhesus monkeys elicits alterations in cell signaling in the developing brain akin to those identified for nicotine administration in rodents, including the up-regulation of nicotinic cholinergic receptors, a characteristic of chronic nicotineinduced neuronal stimulation (Slotkin et al.
Both phenobarbital and heroin disrupt the regional architecture of acetylcholine projections in the hippocampus, leading to parallel increases in cholinergic receptors, acetylcholine release, and expression of the presynaptic choline transporter, accompanied by behavioral and signaling defects that are not rectified by the combined presynaptic/ postsynaptic up-regulation (Steingart et al.