anticholinesterase


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anticholinesterase

[‚an·ti‚kō·lə′nes·tə‚rās]
(biochemistry)
Any agent, such as a nerve gas, that inhibits the action of cholinesterase and thereby destroys or interferes with nerve conduction.
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Sener, Contemporary anticholinesterase pharmaceuticals of natural origin and their synthetic analogues for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
One pharmacological study investigated the dose-response curves of anticholinesterase drugs and showed that the antagonistic actions of anticholinesterase drugs were weakened during sepsis.
When treated for myasthenic crisis the patient should be intubated promptly, then mechanical ventilation support should follow and the dose of anticholinesterase should be increased to achieve the desired effect.
Various studies were performed concerning anticholinesterase activity of plant extracts or isolated compounds; however, up to now, most of the studies were focused on anti-AChE activity, not BuChE.
Keywords: Purification; Cholinesterase; Puntius Javanicus; Anticholinesterase
These anticholinesterase pesticides affect the appropriate formation of the SNARE complex, and probably result in alteration of the process of recognition, docking, and fusion of vesicular and plasma membranes.
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After surgery, patients were transferred to the intensive care unit for elective overnight ventilation; midazolam and fentanyl infusions were discontinued early morning of the following day, no anticholinesterase drugs were added, and patients received their normal myasthenic therapy via the nasogastric tube.
40) In addition to acute toxicity, anticholinesterase pesticides have been reported to cause sublethal effects such as alteration of thermoregulation, behavior, and reproduction.
Pralidoxime (2-PAM) reactivates cholinesterase that has been inactivated by organophosphate pesticides and chemicals with anticholinesterase activity, thereby relieving the paralysis of the muscles of respiration.