Cholinesterase and Electrolytes

  title={Cholinesterase and Electrolytes},
  author={Bruno Mendel and D B Mundell and Frida Strelitz},
We have found some effects of electrolytes on the activity of cholinesterase, which may explain the well-known effects of these electrolytes on irritability. 
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Effect of Sodium and Potassium Ions on Cholinesterase

The former authors raised the possibility of differences in the enzyme systems in horse serum and Torpedo, and also suggested that the sodium and potassium salts used by Nachmansohn may have contained sufficient of the activating bivalent metals to give the effect he reported.

Action of Ions on Choline Esterase

The electric organ of Torpedo, which is considered as an accumulation of muscle end plates, has by far the highest content of choline esterase ever found in a tissue of fluid.

Effect of salt on the hydrolysis of acetylcholine by cholinesterases.

  • D. Myers
  • Biology, Chemistry
    Archives of biochemistry and biophysics
  • 1952

Zur Frage der Cholinesterase des menschlichen Blutes

Zwischen dem Cholinesterasegehalt and den gefundenen relativen Lymphocytenzahlen kommt eine Beziehung darin zum Ausdruck, daß die höheren and Höchstwerte der Cholineterase im Serum immer bei einer gewissen Zahlengröße der Lymphocytes auftreten.

Die thermischen Anzeichen des Aktionszustandes

Helmholtz (1848) war der erste, der sich mit der Frage der Warmebildung im tatigen Nerven beschaftigt hat. Mit der gleichen Anordnung, mit der er die Muskelwarme gemessen hatte, versuchte er die

Bruno Mendel, 1897-1959

  • W. Feldberg
  • Medicine
    Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
  • 1960
Bruno Mendel was one of the first to recognize the therapeutic value of a diet low in salt and he re-introduced the use of squill for certain cases of cardiac failure and the introduction of Folia Digitalis by Whitteridge saved this remedy from being forgotten.

The alkali metal ions in isolated systems and tissues

More than thirty years have passed since the appearance of Hober’s treatise1 on the alkali metal ions in this handbook. Since then the literature on the biological functions and effects of these ions