Effects of substance P on acetylcholinesterase activity.

Abstract

The effects of substance P on acetylcholinesterase activity have been examined. The neuropeptide produced a significant increase in the activity of the enzyme in rat cerebral cortex. Pretreatment of rats with either actinomycin-D or cycloheximide did not fully abolish the substance P-mediated stimulation of cerebral acetylcholinesterase. Substance P… (More)

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