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cholinergic

[¦kō·lə¦nər·jik]
(physiology)
Liberating, activated by, or resembling the physiologic action of acetylcholine.
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In the last decade, different transgenic mice were produced and used to further evaluate the contribution of cholinergic neurotransmission in sleep generation, maintenance and control.
To our knowledge, this is the first study to report direct interference by dioxin with the cholinergic neurotransmission system.
Some chapter topics include the interaction of prion protein with triazine-based biomimetic affinity ligands, allergic and allergic-like reactions to glococorticoids, and advances in drug discovery to assess cholinergic neurotransmission.
As we develop a dossier of data from our clinical trials, we hope to show that the selectivity of NGX267 in enhancing M1 cholinergic neurotransmission in the brain will improve memory and other cognitive processes in Alzheimer's disease with an acceptable adverse event profile," said Michael Murphy, M.