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Acetylcholine skeletal

Acetylcholine

Acetylcholine (ACh) is an ester of ethanoic (acetic) acid and choline, a quaternary ammonium compound and has the molecular formula CH3COOCH2CH2N+(CH3)3

The molecule is present in humans and many other organisms where it functions as a neurotransmitter in both the autonomic and somatic nervous systems and is the principal neurotransmitter in all automatic ganglia.

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