Dietary Control of Central Cholinergic Activity
This chapter describes the relationship between choline — administered as choline chloride or as phosphatidylcholine (lecithin), by injection or via the diet — and tissue acetylcholine (ACh) levels, and shows that choline administration, by raising blood and brain choline levels, can be a major determinant of the rate of ACh synthesis and, probably, of the amount of the neurotransmitter released when cholinergic neurons are depolarized.
KeywordsTyrosine Hydroxylase Cholinergic Neuron Competitor Ratio Choline Chloride Stomach Tube
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