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a·ce·tyl·trans·fer·ase

(as'ĕ-til-trans'fer-ās),
Any enzyme transferring acetyl groups from one compound to another.
See also: acetyl-CoA acetyltransferase, choline acetyltransferase, dihydrolipoamide S-acetyltransferase.
Synonym(s): transacetylase

acetyltransferase

/ac·e·tyl·trans·fer·ase/ (as″ĕ-til-) (as″ĕ-tēl-trans´fer-ās) any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the transfer of an acetyl group from one substance to another.

acetyltransferase

(ə-sēt′l-trăns′fə-rās′, -rāz′, ăs′ĭ-tl-)
n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of acetyl groups from one compound to another.

acetyltransferase

[-trans′fərās]
any of several enzymes that transfer acetyl groups from one compound to another.

acetyltransferase

An enzyme that transfers an acetyl group.

Examples
Choline acetyltransferase, chloramphenicol acetyltransferase, serotonin N-acetyltransferase.

a·ce·tyl·trans·fer·ase

(as'ĕ-til-trans'fĕr-ās)
Any enzyme transferring acetyl groups from one compound to another.
See also: choline acetyltransferase
Synonym(s): transacetylase.
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aeruginosa either phosphorylate (aminoglycoside phosphoryltransferase (APH)), acetylate (aminoglycoside acetyltransferase (AAC)), or adenylate (aminoglycoside nucleotidyl-transferase (ANT)) the aminoglycoside.
The exposure to a mixture of one ortho-substituted (non-coplanar) congener and one non-ortho substituted (coplanar) tetrachlorinated PCB congener significantly depressed thyroid hormone level and hippocampal choline acetyltransferase activity (CHAT), and thereby caused depression of long-term memory in the Morris water maze test (Provost and others 1999).