Cholinesterase, human

Known as: EC 3.1.1.8, Pseudocholinesterase, Plasma Cholinesterase 
Cholinesterase (602 aa, ~68 kDa) is encoded by the human BCHE gene. This protein plays a role in choline metabolism.
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Review
2014
Review
2014
Both Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) share the presence of systemic and neuro-inflammation, enhanced… (More)
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2009
2009
The widespread use of organophosphorus compounds (OPs) as pesticides and the frequent misuse of OP nerve agents in military… (More)
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2007
2007
Central cholinergic systems are involved in a plethora of brain functions and are severely and selectively damaged in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The goal of this work was to identify the esterases in human plasma and to clarify common misconceptions. The method for… (More)
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2002
2002
Plasma butyrylcholinesterase (BChE) is important in the metabolism of cocaine, but natural human BChE has limited therapeutic… (More)
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2001
2001
Ideally we would like to treat people exposed to nerve agents with an enzyme that rapidly destroys nerve agents. The enzymes… (More)
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2001
2001
The active center gorge of human acetylcholinesterase (HuAChE) is lined by 14 aromatic residues, whereas in the closely related… (More)
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1997
1997
The G117H mutant of human butyrylcholinesterase (EC 3.1.1.8) was expressed in Chinese hamster ovary cells. Substitution of Gly… (More)
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1997
1997
Butyrylcholinesterase (BChE) in human serum consists predominantly of tetramers. Recombinant BChE, however, expressed in Chinese… (More)
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1992
1992
The significance of plasma cholinesterase (pChe) activity for the duration of action of mivacurium in phenotypically normal… (More)
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