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Descriptor in English: Acetylcholinesterase
Descriptor in Spanish: Acetilcolinesterasa
Descriptor in Portuguese: Acetilcolinesterase
Descriptor in French: Acetylcholinesterase
Entry term(s): Acetylcholine Hydrolase
Acetylthiocholinesterase
Hydrolase, Acetylcholine
Tree number(s): D08.811.277.352.100.170.176
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.
Annotation: reactivation or reactivators: coordinate with CHOLINESTERASE REACTIVATORS
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
DeCS UI: 119
Descriptor UI: D000110
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/07/07
Acetylcholinesterase - Preferred
Concept UI M0000169
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.
Preferred term Acetylcholinesterase
Entry term(s) Acetylcholine Hydrolase
Hydrolase, Acetylcholine
Acetylthiocholinesterase - Narrower
Concept UI M0000170
Preferred term Acetylthiocholinesterase



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