cholinergic


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cholinergic

[¦kō·lə¦nər·jik]
(physiology)
Liberating, activated by, or resembling the physiologic action of acetylcholine.
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Dr Elson said: This is the only study to date to characterise mitochondrial DNA errors in cholinergic neurons, a neuronal population that is highly vulnerable to cell death in Parkinsons disease patients.
In the previous animal studies, after the cholinergic innervation of BPH in rats was cut through microsurgery [sup][3] or blocked by long-term drug administration,[sup][4] the prostatic gland progressively shrank in volume over time.
The most commonly observed characteristics of CCH pathology are neuroinflammation and cholinergic deficiency (Choi et al.
The challenge of continued research is that cholinergic neurons remain difficult to study because they are intermingled with other types of neurons and are few in number compared to other types of neurons in the brain.
The case underscores the role of the muscarinic cholinergic system in regulating mood.
The previously indicated Kidsolone along had no direct cholinergic or anti-cholinergic effect.
The observed contractile response was speculated to be mediated through cholinergic muscarinic receptor stimulation, which was confirmed subsequently by treating the guinea-pig ileum to atropine (0.
Finally, to determine the interaction of hydroalcoholic extract of ginger and the cholinergic system, the experiment was continued as follow: after seen of relaxation effect of extract for 30 minutes, acetylcholine as the cholinergic agonist with dose of 2 x [10.
Nerve growth factor neurotrophic therapy, he continued, "should overcome all of these deficiencies and therefore provide a more effective therapy, applying a variation of the cholinergic approach that has shown proof of concept.
The second key challenge, he said, is the need for constant exposure to cholinergic neurons that compose the nucleus basalis of Meynert (NBM) while avoiding exposure to untargeted neuronal populations.
Interestingly in rats, sleep deprivation-induced memory impairment can be reversed by administration of the cholinergic agonist pilocarpine (12).
Type I Paralysis or Cholinergic Crisis: Excessive stimulation of muscarinic receptors is responsible for intense cholinergic effects, which are always apparent within a day of exposure, often within hours.