Lecithin consumption increases acetylcholine concentrations in rat brain and adrenal gland

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Science  13 Oct 1978:
Vol. 202, Issue 4364, pp. 223-225
DOI: 10.1126/science.694529


Consumption of a single meal containing lecithin, the major source of choline occurring naturally in the diet, increased the concentrations of choline and acetylcholine in rat brain and adrenal gland. Hence, the concentration of acetylcholine in the tissues may normally be under direct, short-term nutritional control.