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acylate

(as′ĭ-lāt″) [ acyl]
To incorporate an acyl (alkanoyl) group into a chemical compound.
acylation (as″ĭ-lā′shŏn)
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Blood samples were collected at baseline and at 60, 120, 180 and 240 min after baseline for the determination of leptin, acylated ghrelin, insulin and glucose.
For example, red algae secrete halogenated furanones and enones that act as antagonists of acylated homoserine lactone signaling molecules present in biofilms.
There have been some studies focused on the effects of exercise on acylated (active) ghrelin (4,5,20,25,30,32,33).
Previously it was thought that only the acylated form was active in the process of weight increase, but many studies point to both hormones being biologically functional.
Various immunoassays detect different ghrelin-like immunoreactivity (16), recognizing either total (acylated plus desacyl-ghrelin) (17) or acylated ghrelin (18).
Lignins in grasses are acylated with p-coumarate, which is primarily attached to the [gamma]-position of S units (Grabber et al., 1996a; Ralph et al., 1994).
PI can also been synthesized by a single-stage method from dianhydrides and acylated diamines in the melt (IDA method).
During the catalysis of the hydrolysis of PNPA, an active site serine residue of chymotrypsin is acylated, with the release of PNP, followed by release of the acetate group from the acyl-enzyme intermediate due to the action of the second substrate, water.
Pro-urokinase, recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA), and acylated plasminogen streptokinase complex (APSAC) are thrombolytic agents which were developed by genetic recombination techniques.
Acylated glucosylflavones as [alpha]-glucosidase inhibitors from Tinospora crispa leaf.
Ghrelin, a 28-amino acid gut peptide acylated at the serine-3 position with an n-octanoyl group (C8:0), has been isolated as an endogenous ligand of the growth hormone secretagogue receptor (GHSR) in the rat stomach (Kojima et al., 1999).