Dietary Control of Central Cholinergic Activity
This chapter describes the relationship between choline — administered as choline chloride or as phosphatidylcholine (lecithin), by injection or via the diet — and tissue acetylcholine (ACh) levels, and shows that choline administration, by raising blood and brain choline levels, can be a major determinant of the rate of ACh synthesis and, probably, of the amount of the neurotransmitter released when cholinergic neurons are depolarized.
KeywordsDopamine Tyrosine Serotonin Histamine Epinephrine
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