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Cholinesterase

Introduction: Cholinesterase

Description of Cholinesterase

Cholinesterase: EC 3.1.1.8; enzyme of the hydrolase class that catalyzes the cleavage of the acyl group from various esters of choline, including acetylcholine, and some related compounds; the enzyme occurs primarily in the serum, liver, and pancreas; determination of enzyme activity is used to test liver function, succinylcholine sensitivity, and whether organophosphate insecticide poisoning has occurred.
Source: CRISP

Cholinesterase: Related Topics

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More specific terms for Cholinesterase:

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Cholinesterase

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

The term Cholinesterase can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Cholinesterase

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