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Acetylcholinesterase
Definition:
An enzyme found in the synaptic cleft at cholinergic synapses. It degrades acetylcholine to choline and acetate and, thus, terminates the action of acetylcholine at the synapse. Neither choline nor acetate can bind to acetylcholine receptors (nicotinic or muscarinic).






Posted: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Last updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014