anticholinesterase


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a medicine that inhibits cholinesterase by combining with it and so has a cholinergic effect

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She failed anticholinesterase therapy with pyridostigmine and decision was made to begin IVIG therapy one month after diagnosis due to severe presentation.
This plant also had good anticholinesterase activity and a high antioxidant capacity and therefore could be another source of agents against AD.
Since the fades ([TOF.sub.fade] and Fade) caused by non-depolarizing agents exhibiting anticholinesterase activity in their molecules may be determined by mechanisms different from those involved with the fades causing muscular relaxants without anticholinesterase activity (Pereira et al., 2012), and taking into account that atropine is the muscarinic antagonist used in anesthesiology practice (Barrio et al., 2007), current study comparatively tested the protective effects of atropine and ZM241385, the latter being a blocker of [A.sub.2A] receptors (Pereira et al., 2012) against the cisatracurium inducing drastic levels of fades (83% [TOF.sub.fade], 100% Fade) in the phrenic nerve diaphragm muscle of rats.
Keywords: Purification; Cholinesterase; Puntius Javanicus; Anticholinesterase
Anticholinesterase therapy for patients with ophthalmoplegia following snake bites: report of two cases.
[18] A few cases of successful anticholinesterase use have also been reported in krait bite envenoming in India.
Both were diagnosed with MG confirmed with electromyography, anticholinesterase tests, and serum levels of antiacetylcholine receptor (anti-AChR) antibodies.
Antibacterial, antioxidant, and anticholinesterase activities of plant seed extracts from Brazilian semiarid region.
Some species in the Annonaceae family have been intensely studied for the isolation and characterization of their diverse classes of compounds and pharmacological properties, including anticancer and anticholinesterase activities (2-5).
Alkaloids as a source of potential anticholinesterase inhibitors for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
An extract of Salvia (sage) with anticholinesterase properties improves memory and attention in healthy older volunteers.
Perhaps this property of Al[Cl.sub.3] might have produced the anticholinesterase activity observed in the present study with Al[Cl.sub.3].
Molluscicidal and anticholinesterase activity of Alstonia schlaris plant against fresh water snail Lymnaea acuminate.
Therefore, measurement of AChE activity in the fish has been described as a method for diagnosing anticholinesterase pesticides in aquatic solutions (Archana et al., 2011).
(40) In addition to acute toxicity, anticholinesterase pesticides have been reported to cause sublethal effects such as alteration of thermoregulation, behavior, and reproduction.