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Acetylcholinesterase MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Acetylcholinesterase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.352.100.170.176
Unique ID
D000110
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000110
Annotation
reactivation or reactivators: coordinate with CHOLINESTERASE REACTIVATORS
Scope Note
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of ACETYLCHOLINE to CHOLINE and acetate. In the CNS, this enzyme plays a role in the function of peripheral neuromuscular junctions. EC 3.1.1.7.
Entry Term(s)
Acetylcholine Hydrolase
Acetylthiocholinesterase
Registry Number
EC 3.1.1.7
CAS Type 1 Name
Acetylcholine acetylhydrolase
NLM Classification #
QU 136
Entry Combination
antagonists & inhibitors:Cholinesterase Inhibitors
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/07/07
Acetylcholinesterase Preferred
Acetylthiocholinesterase Narrower
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