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Acetylcholinesterase   Listen
noun
acetylcholinesterase  n.  
1.
An enzyme which exists in nerve cells and hydrolyses acetylcholine into choline and acetic acid. Note: It is essential for neurotransmission at autonomous synapses and neuromuscular junctions, and its inhibition by acetylcholinesterase inhibitors can paralyze or kill an animal.
Synonyms: ACE






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