cholinesterase

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an enzyme that hydrolyses acetylcholine (into choline and acetic acid)

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The objective of this study was to determine the reference interval for blood cholinesterase activity in 20 different wild avian species from 7 different orders, thereby compiling a reference database for wildlife veterinarians.
Fish cholinesterases as biomarkers of sublethal effects of organophosphorus and carbamates in tissues of Labeo rohita.
Nine monoterpenoid indole alkaloids; naucletine (1), angustidine (2), nauclefine (3), angustine (4), naucline (5), angustoline (6), harmane (7), 3,14-dihydroangustoline (8), strictosamide (9) and one quinoline alkaloid glycoside; pumiloside (10) from Nauclea officinalis were tested for cholinesterase inhibitory activity.
Other comparisons on IC50s of fish cholinesterases on pesticides can be found elsewhere (Assis et al.
These irreversible inhibitors of cholinesterase produce three wells-recognised clinical entities: the initial cholinergic phase, which is a medical emergency often requiring management in an intensive care unit; the intermediate syndrome, during which prolonged ventilatory care is necessary; and delayed polyneuropathy.
There are two types of cholinesterase responsible for the hydrolysis of ACh and regulation of cholinergic neurotransmission, the acetylcholinesterase (E.
Among the various biomarkers of pesticides exposure, the family of cholinesterases [acetylcholinesterase (AChE) and butyrylcholinesterase (BuChE)] have widely been used as biomarker to evaluate the noxious effects of pesticides i.
We are not aware of any studies that demonstrate an effect more sensitive than blood cholinesterases at very low doses of dichlorvos.
These cholinesterases (ChEs) break down the neurotransmitter acetylcholine.
This study evaluates the significance of analysing serum cholinesterase (pseudocholinesterase) activity in assessing severity, correlating with clinical course and to predict the outcome in organophosphorous poisoning.