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what is a synapse?
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User: what is acetlcholine?

User: Cholinesterase?

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Asked 5/5/2010 8:24:04 PM
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Acetylcholine is an organic molecule that acts as a neurotransmitter in many organisms, including humans.
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In biochemistry, cholinesterase is a family of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine into choline and acetic acid, a reaction necessary to allow a cholinergic neuron to return to its resting state after activation.
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