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a·cet·y·la·tion

(a-set'i-lā'shŭn),
Formation of an acetyl derivative.

acetylation

/acet·y·la·tion/ (ah-set″ĭ-la´shun) introduction of an acetyl radical into an organic molecule.

a·cet·y·la·tion

(a-set'i-lā'shŭn)
Formation of an acetyl derivative.

acetylation (·sē·t·lā·shn),

n a phase II detoxification pathway occurring in the liver in which acetyl-CoA combines with metabolic products.

acetylation

one of the synthetic biotransformations which operate in the metabolism of drugs in which metabolites are produced that are more readily excreted than the parent drug. Dogs are exceptional amongst the domesticated species in that acetylation does not occur in their tissues. Acetylation is one of the principal metabolic pathways of the sulfonamides.
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Although, calreticulin has been found to acetylate proteins using acetyl CoA, the efficiency appears to be very much lesser compared to the polyphenolic acetates as acetyl group donor molecule.
Projections indicate that if the entire global output of acetic anhydride were to be used to acetylate wood for residential decking, it would only represent about a 20 percent market share.
The main objectives of this study were to acetylate wood strands with acetic anhydride, form panels with discrete layers of this treated furnish at various locations, test panel TS behavior using standard methods and a previously developed layer swell measurement technique, and measure internal bond (IB) strength.