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Substance Name: Acetylcholinesterase
RN: 9000-81-1

Note

  • An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of ACETYLCHOLINE to CHOLINE and acetate. In the CNS, this enzyme plays a role in the function of peripheral neuromuscular junctions. EC 3.1.1.7.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Acetylcholinesterase

MeSH Heading

  • Acetylcholinesterase

Synonyms

  • Acetyl beta-methylcholinesterase
  • Acetylcholine acetylhydrolase
  • Acetylcholine esterase
  • Acetylcholine hydrolase
  • Acetylcholinesterase
  • Acetylthiocholinesterase
  • AChE
  • AChE [Enzyme]
  • Cholinesterase
  • E.C. 3.1.1.7
  • EINECS 232-559-3
  • True cholinesterase
  • UNII-83KH8K2107
  • UNII-EK71H4HC3N

Systematic Name

  • Esterase, acetyl choline

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9000-81-1

FDA UNIIs

  • 83KH8K2107
  • EK71H4HC3N

Other Registry Numbers

  • 127316-41-0
  • 127316-42-1
  • 9026-02-2

System Generated Number

  • 0009000811