[uh-seet-l-koh-leen, uh-set-, as-i-tl-]
Biochemistry. the acetic acid ester of choline
, C7H17NO3, released and hydrolyzed during nerve conduction and causing muscle action by transmitting nerve impulses across synapses.
Pharmacology. this substance used in its chloride form in eye surgery. Abbreviation: ACh
Acetylcholine is an organic chemical that functions in the brain and body of many
types of animals, including humans, as a neurotransmitter—a chemical ...
Acetylcholine is the neurotransmitter at neuromuscular junctions, at synapses in
the ganglia of the visceral motor system, and at a variety of sites within the ...
11.1 Introduction. Acetylcholine, the first neurotransmitter discovered, was
originally described as "vagus stuff" by Otto Loewi because of its ability to mimic
Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter that is related to motor and memory functions.
In this lesson, you will learn about acetylcholine, a chemical messenger that
causes our skeletal muscles to contract and regulates our endocrine...
Aug 24, 2016 ... Acetylcholine is found in the CNS and PNS and is the most common
neurotransmitter. Learn more about the discovery and functions of ...
This is a side view of a human brain, facing left. The lights are showing you a few
of the areas that use the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. Let's look at one ...
Aug 4, 2015 ... The neurotransmitter acetylcholine is a chemical messenger that performs a
number of important functions in the body.