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Table 1 AChE activity recovered from mixture of purified AChE and BChE using the bupivacaine-inhibition test

From: Acetylcholinesterase assay for cerebrospinal fluid using bupivacaine to inhibit butyrylcholinesterase

bupivacaine concentration (mmol/l) n original AChE activity nmol/min (± SEM) recovered AChE activity using bupivacaine-inhibition test nmol/min × ml (± SEM)
0.1 14 43.5 ± 1.5 (35.8–56.5) 43.2 ± 1.5 (34.4–56.0)
0.2 17 49.7 ± 2.7 (25.6–64.5) 49.5 ± 2.6 (26.5–64.2)
0.5 6 51.2 ± 6.2 (29.7–71.2) 50.2 ± 6.0 (29.8–69.8)