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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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Now, scientists from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, have discovered yet another key player in the complex mechanism of weight maintenance: a protein called carnitine acetyltransferase (Crat).
27) reported a significant increase in chloramphenicol acetyltransferase, SOD, GSH, and GSH reductase levels in mice treated with 250 mg/kg b.
Otterbein, Inhibitors of the acetyltransferase domain of N-acetylglucosamine-1-phosphate-uridylyltransferase/glucosamine-1-phosphate acetyltransferase (GlmU).
Hbo1, a histone acetyltransferase binding to origin recognition complex (ORC1), (17) regulates histone acetylation, (18-20) replicational licensing, (21,22) origin activation, (23) adipogenesis, (24) pluripotency and self-renewal of embryonic stem cells, (25) and chromatin assembly of centromeres.
Intrinsic ubiquitin E3 ligase activity of histone acetyltransferase Hbol for estrogen receptor [alpha] Masayoshi Iizuka, Takao Susa, Mimi Tamamori-Adachi, Hiroko Okinaga and Tomoki Okazaki Communicated by Takao Sekiya, m.
Furthermore, the Se concentration markedly decreased expression levels of serine acetyltransferase of variety KT30 and variety Defumm-8, but expression levels of leaves of variety Luobeiqi increased.
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We show that bacteria expressing the resistance factor chloramphenicol (Cm) acetyltransferase (CAT) can potently deactivate Cm in their immediate environment.
After the final treatment, brain tissues were isolated for the immunohistochemical analysis of glial markers and choline acetyltransferase (ChAT), as well as for the western blot analysis of proinflammatory cytokines, toll-like receptor (TLR)-related pathway, receptor for advanced glycation end products (RAGE), angiotensin-II (Ang-II), and phosphorylated mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPKs).
It is necessary to consider the described changes to phospholipid structure of erythrocyte membranes in the surveyed patients in terms of mechanisms of the lipid turnover in erythrocyte membrane, where the basis for the acylation reaction include specific enzyme acetyltransferase, magnesium, and adenosine triphosphate (ATP).
Among histone modifications, the histone acetylation status is regulated by histone deacetylase (HDAC) and/or histone acetyltransferase (HAT) [25-27].
As shown in Figure 3, we found that the expression of histone acetyltransferase CREBBP in LADA patients was downregulated compared to healthy controls (Figure 3(a), the absolute of fold change > 2 was considered significant), and the expression of histone deacetylases HDAC1 and HDAC7 was upregulated (Figure 3(b)).