acetylation


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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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Histone acetylation, VERNALIZATION INSENSITIVE 3, FLOWERING LOCUS C, and the vernalization response.
The GST protein was used as a receptor protein and Mycobacterial GS as TAase for acetylation by DAMC.
The content of acetyl groups (expressed as percentage in dry basis) and the degree of substitution of acetylation were determined according to Lawal and Adebowale [21].
The analysis of fungal spread revealed that molecular weight and degree of acetylation do influence the chitosan activity.
When we give back this protein acetylation, we rescued the life span shortening in old cells.
Influence of microwave power on the progress of 1-butanol acetylation with acetic acid in the presence of a catalytic amount of [H.
NAT2 polymorphism is responsible for the inherited interindividual variation for the acetylation of the drugs such as isoniazid and sulphamethazine (Smith et al.
5%; an extensive degree of methylation or acetylation was not determined on Lysines (K) of the Histone H3 in the cellular lines from which information was obtained (GM125 and K562).
Presented here is a modification of previously reported lysine acetylation protocols.
Gyongyi Szabo, the doctors he works with, created a winning research project titled "Modulation of histone acetylation by alcohol in inflammation and liver disease.
In 2006, the Food and Drug Administration warned against taking aspirin and ibuprofen together because ibuprofen interferes with aspirin's acetylation effect.