1. Acetylcholinesterase and Acetylcholine Receptors: Brain Regional Heterogeneity

  1. Tetsuo Satoh4,5,6 and
  2. Ramesh C. Gupta7
  1. Haruo Kobayashi1,2,
  2. Tadahiko Suzuki1,
  3. Fumiaki Akahori3 and
  4. Tetsuo Satoh4,5,6

Published Online: 28 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470640500.ch1

Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology

Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology

How to Cite

Kobayashi, H., Suzuki, T., Akahori, F. and Satoh, T. (2011) Acetylcholinesterase and Acetylcholine Receptors: Brain Regional Heterogeneity, in Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology (eds T. Satoh and R. C. Gupta), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470640500.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Japan

  2. 5

    Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan

  3. 6

    HAB Research Institute, Ichikawa, Chiba, Japan

  4. 7

    Toxicology Department, Breathitt Veterinary Center, Murray State University, Hopkinsville, KY, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Agriculture, Iwate University, Morioka, Japan

  2. 2

    7-272 Aza-Mukaishinden, Ukai, Takizawa-mura, Iwate, Japan

  3. 3

    Department of Veterinary Medicine, Azabu University, Japan

  4. 4

    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Japan

  5. 5

    Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan

  6. 6

    HAB Research Institute, Ichikawa, Chiba, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470410301

Online ISBN: 9780470640500

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Keywords:

  • acetylcholinesterase and acetylcholine receptors - brain regional heterogeneity;
  • acetylcholinesterase and cholinergic neurotransmission mechanism;
  • effects on release, synthesis and storage of acetylcholine

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Role of Acetylcholinesterase and Mechanism of Cholinergic Neurotransmission

  • Effects of Organophosphates and Carbamates on Acetylcholinesterase

  • Effects on Release, Synthesis, and Storage of Acetylcholine

  • Effects on Acetylcholine Receptors

  • Effects on Neuroactivities Other than the Cholinergic System

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References