Molecule vs Butyrylcholine - What's the difference?

molecule | butyrylcholine |


As nouns the difference between molecule and butyrylcholine

is that molecule is molecule while butyrylcholine is a synthetic acetylcholine-like molecule, with activation of some of the same receptors, which is hydrolysed by acetylcholinesterase and (more efficiently) by butyrylcholinesterase.

molecule

Noun

  • (chemistry) The smallest particle of a specific element or compound that retains the chemical properties of that element or compound; two or more atoms held together by chemical bonds.
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  • A tiny amount.
  • Synonyms

    * See also * (small amount) see also .

    Meronyms

    * atom

    butyrylcholine

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia butyrylcholine)
  • A synthetic acetylcholine-like molecule, with activation of some of the same receptors, which is hydrolysed by acetylcholinesterase and (more efficiently) by butyrylcholinesterase.