Protein Name butyrylcholinesterase
Organism Rattus norvegicus
Gene ID 65036
Gene Symbol

Bche

UniProt Q9JKC1 (Q9JKC1_RAT)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 659
Total Number of Articles : 1060
Description

butyrylcholinesterase

Gene Summary

Enables choline binding activity and cholinesterase activity. Involved in several processes, including neuroblast differentiation; response to folic acid; and response to glucocorticoid. Located in endoplasmic reticulum lumen; extracellular space; and membrane. Used to study amnestic disorder and hyperhomocysteinemia. Biomarker of leptospirosis and trypanosomiasis. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Alzheimer's disease; coronary artery disease (multiple); diabetes mellitus (multiple); epilepsy; and inherited metabolic disorder. Orthologous to human BCHE (butyrylcholinesterase). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

synonyms
  • cholinesterase
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