Developmental aspects of the cholinergic system.

@article{AbreuVillaa2011DevelopmentalAO,
  title={Developmental aspects of the cholinergic system.},
  author={Yael Abreu-Villaça and Cl{\'a}udio Carneiro Filgueiras and Alex C Manh{\~a}es},
  journal={Behavioural brain research},
  year={2011},
  volume={221 2},
  pages={367-78}
}
Beyond its importance in sustaining or modulating different aspects of the activity of the central nervous system (CNS), the cholinergic system plays important roles during development. In the current review, we focus on the developmental aspects associated with major components of the cholinergic system: Acetylcholine, choline acetyltransferase, vesicular acetylcholine transporter, high-affinity choline transporter, acetylcholinesterase, nicotinic and muscarinic receptors. We describe when and… CONTINUE READING