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  1. Acetylcholine receptor antibody is a protein found in the blood of most people with myasthenia gravis . The ... brain. This article discusses the blood test for acetylcholine receptor antibody.
  2. Glossary of Terminology (Interstitial Cystitis Association)  
    ... R S T U V W X Y Z acetylcholine A chemical, known as a neurotransmitter , prevalent in ... index cholinergic Nerve endings which release the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. index chronic Chronic pain is lingering pain which ...
  3. Lewy Body Dementia Glossary (Lewy Body Dementia Association) - PDF  
    ... in blue can be found in this glossary acetylcholine: Key chemical in neurons (brain cells) that acts ... dementias are commonly attributed to a loss of acetylcholine producing neurons. acetylcholinesterase inhibitor (AChEI): Medication that increases ...
  4. acetylcholine A chemical in the brain that acts as a neurotransmitter. action tremor A tremor that increases ...
  5. Myasthenia Gravis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    ... the nerve endings release a neurotransmitter substance called acetylcholine. Acetylcholine travels from the neuromuscular junction and binds to acetylcholine receptors which are activated and generate a muscle ...
  6. Alzheimer's Disease Medications From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging)  
    ... research indicates that they prevent the breakdown of acetylcholine, a brain chemical believed to be important for ... Alzheimer's progresses, the brain produces less and less acetylcholine; therefore, cholinesterase inhibitors may eventually lose their effect. ...
  7. ... had more available units of a key nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR) than male nonsmokers. Among women, this ... mL of brain tissue) indicate greater β2*-nicotinic acetylcholine receptor availability in these single-photon emission computed ...
  8. ... blood pressure Controls erections Two chemical messengers (neurotransmitters), acetylcholine and norepinephrine , are used to communicate within the autonomic nervous system. Nerve fibers that secrete acetylcholine are called cholinergic fibers. Fibers that secrete norepinephrine ...
  9. ... cases of MG, the immune system targets the acetylcholine receptor — a protein on muscle cells that’s required ... muscle cell to contract by releasing the chemical acetylcholine (ACh). ACh attaches to the ACh receptor — a ...
  10. Haz-Map Glossary From the National Institutes of Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... interrupt nerve conduction. They cause the accumulation of acetylcholine at nerve endings by reversibly binding with the ... interrupt nerve conduction. They cause the accumulation of acetylcholine at nerve endings by irreversibly binding with the ...
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