Cat. No. 0388
Chemical Name: N,N'-[(1,2-Dioxo-1,2-ethanediyl)bis(
Biological ActivityExtremely potent, selective and rapidly reversible inhibitor of acetylcholinesterase (AChE) (IC50 values are 0.000698 and 8.20 μM at AChE and BChE respectively).
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Keywords: Ambenonium dichloride, supplier, Cholinesterase, inhibitors, AChE, Acetylcholinesterase, Esterases, Acetylcholine