transacylation

trans·ac·yl·a·tion

(trans-as'il-ā'shŭn),
The reversible transfer of acyl groups.

transacylation

/trans·ac·y·la·tion/ (-a″sĭ-la´shun) a chemical reaction involving the transfer of an acyl radical.
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PNPLA1 catalyzes the transacylation of LA from triglyceride to [omega]-OH ceramide, leading to the formation of [omega]-O-acylceramide, which is an essential component of lipid lamellae and the cornified lipid envelope in the uppermost epidermis.
During esterification study, enzyme was more specific to (Z)-3-hexen-1-ol where in transacylation study, greater yield was observed with ethanol.
PI can be obtained by the transacylation of 1,4-bis(acetoamido) arylenes by dianhydrides of tetra-carboxylic acids (Goykhman, et al.