Interaction of an organophosphate with a peripheral site on acetylcholinesterase.

  title={Interaction of an organophosphate with a peripheral site on acetylcholinesterase.},
  author={Alain Friboulet and François Rieger and Dani{\`e}le Goudou and Gabriel Amitai and Palmer Taylor},
  volume={29 4},
O-Ethyl S-[2-(diisopropylamino)ethyl] methylphosphonothioate (MPT) is an active site directed inhibitor of acetylcholinesterase (AChE). Inhibition of the Electrophorus electricus (G4) enzyme follows classical second-order kinetics. However, inhibition of total mouse skeletal muscle AChE and inhibition of the individual molecular forms from muscle, including the monomeric species, do not proceed as simple irreversible bimolecular reactions. Similarly, complex inhibition kinetics are observed for… CONTINUE READING

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