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What does CHAT stand for?

CHAT stands for Choline Acetyltransferase

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The influence of aging and of L-alpha-glycerylphos-phorylcholine (GFC) treatment on the acetylcholine synthesizing and degradating enzymes choline acetyltransferase (ChAT) and acetylcholinesterase (AChE) and on cholinergic muscarinic M-1 and M-2 receptors were assessed in the hippocampus using immunocytochemical, histochemical and radioligand binding techniques, respectively.
The exposure to a mixture of one ortho-substituted (non-coplanar) congener and one non-ortho substituted (coplanar) tetrachlorinated PCB congener significantly depressed thyroid hormone level and hippocampal choline acetyltransferase activity (CHAT), and thereby caused depression of long-term memory in the Morris water maze test (Provost and others 1999).