Acetylcholine receptor antibody

Is an antibody found in the blood of people who suffer with myasthenia gravis. attacks receptors for the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which sends signals from nerves to muscles and from nerve to nerve in the brain. The antibody prevents transmission of the signal and causes muscle weakness. For more information about myasthenia gravis please visit the following nonprofit organisation: Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America.
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