acetyl groups

acetyl groups,

n.pl the carbon- and hydrogen-containing groups required for synthesis of lipids.
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Acetyl groups are naturally present in all wood species, which means that nothing toxic is added.
They include the attachment of molecules, such as methyl groups or acetyl groups, to one of the histone proteins around which DNA winds in cells.
CREBBP and EP300 are histone acetyltranferase (HAT) genes that function as epigenetic "writers" by adding acetyl groups to key histone and non-histone proteins, while HDACs have an opposing function as epigenetic "erasers" by removing acetyl groups.
In this case, to improve adsorption properties of MARs, MAR (LZ-0) with poly(styrene-divinyl benzene) as matrix was functionalized with chloromethyl, amino and acetyl groups using the novel method.
Histone deacetylases (HDACs) are primarily involved in removing the acetyl groups from the so-called histones and thereby affect how our genes are stored.
When enough acetyl groups become attached to a histone, the gene can turn on or become more active.
Histone deacetylases (HDACs), which catalyze the removal of acetyl groups from a ?
In the cell, histone deacetylases (HDAC) are responsible for removing small chemical tags called acetyl groups from histone proteins.
Sirtuins work by severing the chemical bonds between acetyl groups and proteins, a process known as deacetylation.
Sirtuins have demonstrated power of arresting these unnecessary processes in the cell by removing the acetyl groups from the proteins involved, delivering its anti-aging benefits.
By injecting older mice with an enzyme that encourages the binding of acetyl groups, Fischer's team were able to flip the switch on, which improved the mice's learning and memory performance.