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Acetylcholinesterase as a Modulatory Neuroprotein and its Influence on Motor Control

  • Susan A. Greenfield

Abstract

For over thirty years it has been speculated that acetylcholinesterase (AChE) may have novel, non-cholinergic functions (Karczmar 1969; Silver 1974). Only recently however, have we been able to gain some insight into one particular example, in a specific region of the brain: the substantia nigra.

Keywords

Substantia Nigra AChE Release Proprioceptive Feedback Calcium Conductance Nigrostriatal Neuron 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Susan A. Greenfield
    • 1
  1. 1.University Department of PharmacologyOxfordUK

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