Relationships between chemical structure and inhibition of choline acetyltransferase by 2-(alpha-naphthoyl)ethyltrimethylammonium and related compounds.


A choline acetyltransferase (ChA) inhibitor with an optimum combination of properties of potency, stability and membrane permeability is required to study several functional aspects of acetylcholine in nervous and non-nervous tissues. Therefore, 2-(alpha-naphthoyl)ethyltrimethylammonium iodide (alpha-NETA), 2-(beta-naphthoyl)ethyltrimethylammonium iodide… (More)


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