Caffeine Inhibits Acetylcholinesterase, But Not Butyrylcholinesterase

@inproceedings{Pohanka2013CaffeineIA,
  title={Caffeine Inhibits Acetylcholinesterase, But Not Butyrylcholinesterase},
  author={Miroslav Pohanka and Petr Dobe{\vs}},
  booktitle={International journal of molecular sciences},
  year={2013}
}
Caffeine is an alkaloid with a stimulant effect in the body. It can interfere in transmissions based on acetylcholine, epinephrine, norepinephrine, serotonin, dopamine and glutamate. Clinical studies indicate that it can be involved in the slowing of Alzheimer disease pathology and some other effects. The effects are not well understood. In the present work, we focused on the question whether caffeine can inhibit acetylcholinesterase (AChE) and/or, butyrylcholinesterase (BChE), the two enzymes… CONTINUE READING

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