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Acetylcholinesterase of Cerebral Microvessels Changes in Alzheimer’s Disease

  • Teruyuki Tsuji
  • Yasuyo Mimori
  • Shigenobu Nakamura
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 38A)

Abstract

Acetylcholinesterase (AChE) is histochemically demonstrable in capillary basement membranes of brain regions that contain relatively high AChE activity in their neuronal elements (Kreutzberg et al., 1975). Moreover, AChE might possibly be coupled with choline transport in microvessels isolated from the rat forebrain (Shimon et al., 1989). However, AChE activity has not been studied biochemically in microvessels isolated from human brains.

Keywords

AChE Activity Alzheimer Brain Sucrose Density Gradient Acetylcholinesterase Activity Sedimentation Coefficient 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Teruyuki Tsuji
    • 1
  • Yasuyo Mimori
    • 1
  • Shigenobu Nakamura
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurology, Faculty of MedicineKyoto UniversitySakyoku, Kyoto 606Japan

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