cholinergic nerve


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cholinergic nerve

[¦kō·lə¦nər·jik ′nərv]
(neuroscience)
Any nerve, such as autonomic preganglionic nerves and somatic motor nerves, that releases a cholinergic substance at its terminal points.
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Along with the improved memory among the treated rats, the researchers found that cholinergic nerve cells on the side of the brain holding the implant increased in size.
Dysport([R]) (abobotulinumtoxinA) inhibits release of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine from peripheral cholinergic nerve endings, which reduces muscular spasm.
Choline acetyltransferase, a constitutive marker for cholinergic nerve terminals, showed only minor CPF-induced changes during the period of rapid synaptogenesis.
Botulinum toxin binds with high affinity to cholinergic nerve endings, including the motor and autonomic nerves.
With this preparation, presynaptic ion channel physiology can be investigated on isolated cholinergic nerve terminals without recourse to manipulations such as fusion (Umbach et al.
NGF can stimulate the survival and growth of cholinergic nerve cells.
1990), hippocampal ACh release from the cholinergic nerve terminal is inhibited by activating GABAA receptors located on the soma in the medial septal area (Imperato et al.