acetylcholine

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a neurotransmitter that is a derivative of choline

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Another explanation is the modulation of neuromuscular transmission, due to lowered number of vesicles fused with the presynaptic membrane and quantal size of acetylcholin (ACh) per vesicle (Reid et al., 1999).
Abbreviations: ACh, acetylcholin; AChE, acetylcholinesterase; EPSP, excitatory postsynaptic potential; GABA, gamma amino butyric acid.
The acetylcholins were the first peptides discovered by Loewi in the 1920s, for which he received the Noble prize in 1936, and they cluster in the digestive system.