Cholinesterase

Cholinesterases hydrolyze acetylcholine and also other choline esters and thereby regulate nerve impulse transmission at the nerve synapse and neuromuscular junction. There are two types of cholinesterases: acetylcholinesterase, also known as “true cholinesterase,” and pseudocholinesterase. True cholinesterase exists primarily in the RBCs and nerve tissue. It is not in the serum. Pseudocholinesterase, on the other […]
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