Eur J Med Chem 2021 Sep 13;226:113827. Epub 2021 Sep 13.
Division of Life Science, State Key Laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience and Molecular Neuroscience Center, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China; Hong Kong Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Hong Kong Science Park, Hong Kong, China; Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Brain Science, Disease and Drug Development, Shenzhen-Hong Kong Institute of Brain Science, HKUST Shenzhen Research Institute, Shenzhen, Guangdong, 518057, China. Electronic address:
Cholinergic neurons are ubiquitous and involved in various higher brain functions including learning and memory. Patients with Alzheimer's disease exhibit significant dysfunction and loss of cholinergic neurons. Meanwhile, such cholinergic deficits can be potentially relieved pharmacologically by increasing acetylcholine. Read More