Although the role of acetylcholine as a neurotransmitter is well known, growing evidence points to acetylcholine as a ubiquitous cytokine-like molecule that regulates basic cellular processes such as proliferation, differentiation, locomotion, and secretion in a paracrine and autocrine fashion.
What does ACH stand for?
ACH stands for Acetylcholine
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- Acute Care Geriatric Unit (health center)
- Australia, Canada, Great Britain, United States
- Atypical Glandular Cells of Undetermined Significance
- AIDS Committee of Guelph and Wellington County (Ontario, Canada)
- Agricultural Chemical Ground Water Protection Act (Montana)
- A Concentrated High (coagulant)
- Above Counter Height (construction blueprints)
- Academic Credit Hours
- Access Channel
- ACCS Common Hardware
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ew knowledge challenges established scientific ideas about the function of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, which play an important role in the health of the brain.
These agents produce this effect at the neuromuscular junction by interfering with the action of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine (Ach).
Galantamine (Reminyl)--May increase neuron sensitivity to acetylcholine, thus enhancing the effect of acetylcholine on the brain in those patients in early or moderate stages of the disease.
We evaluated the development of the high-affinity choline transporter, which controls acetylcholine synthesis.
Individuals with the lowest levels of acetylcholine had the most breathing interruptions caused by sleep apnoea.
Acetylcholine travels through the neuromuscular junction and binds to acetylcholine receptors that are activated and generate a muscle contraction.
A: Choline is converted into the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which is involved in memory.