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the junction between two neurons (axon-to-dendrite) or between a neuron and a muscle

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He was mounted upon a powerful horse, and had on a coat of mail, with four of the pistols they call petronels in that country at his waist.
Gondy, who began to feel uneasy, examined the tapestry with his eyes, touched the coat of mail which he wore under his long gown and felt from time to time to see if the handle of a good Spanish dagger, which was hidden under his cloak, was well within reach.
Imagine to yourself a Don Quixote of eighteen; a Don Quixote without his corselet, without his coat of mail, without his cuisses; a Don Quixote clothed in a wooden doublet, the blue color of which had faded into a nameless shade between lees of wine and a heavenly azure; face long and brown; high cheek bones, a sign of sagacity; the maxillary muscles enormously developed, an infallible sign by which a Gascon may always be detected, even without his cap--and our young man wore a cap set off with a sort of feather; the eye open and intelligent; the nose hooked, but finely chiseled.
The coat of mail that had hitherto protected his body was now broken, and rang harshly as the spear tore through it.
Besides this, she had a fancy to pass through Alencon so elegantly equipped that no one could recognize her; to put her mother above the reach of necessity, and also to send to poor Athanase, in a delicate manner, a sum of money,--which in our age is to genius what in the middle ages was the charger and the coat of mail that Rebecca conveyed to Ivanhoe.
rivastigmine, galantamine) inhibit acetylcholinesterase (AChE), thus increasing levels of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine (ACh) at the cholinergic synapse.
The major function of BChE is to catalyze the hydrolysis of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine and termination of the nerve impulse in cholinergic synapses [11, 12].
18] showed that metformin inhibits acetylcholine esterase and, so, it can potentiate acetylcholine effect on the hippocampus cholinergic synapses.