an action film featuring violent martial arts, esp. kung fu; also written chopsockey
a pun on chop suey
[koh-luh-nur-jik, kol-uh-] /ˌkoʊ ləˈnɜr dʒɪk, ˌkɒl ə-/ adjective, Biochemistry. 1. resembling in pharmacological action. 2. stimulated by or releasing or a related compound. /ˌkəʊlɪˈnɜːdʒɪk/ adjective 1. denoting nerve fibres that release acetylcholine when stimulated 2. of or relating to the type of chemical activity associated with acetylcholine and similar substances adj. 1934, from choline (coined […]
- Choline kinase
choline kinase n. An enzyme that catalyzes the reaction between choline and ATP, forming ADP and phosphocholine.
noun, Chemistry. 1. . [kahr-buh-kawl, -kol] /ˈkɑr bəˌkɔl, -ˌkɒl/ noun 1. a white or slightly yellow crystalline compound, C 6 H 15 ClN 2 O 2 , soluble in water and alcohol: used in ophthalmology.
- Choline acetyltransferase
choline acetyltransferase n. An enzyme, present at the presynaptic ends of axons, that catalyzes the transfer of the acetyl group of acetyl CoA to choline, forming acetylcholine.