acetyltransferase

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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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A new acetyl CoA independent acetylation of proteins catalyzed by acetoxy drug: calreticulin transacetylase system is also described here and its role in modulating the cellular response similar to that of histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitors (Fig.
Recent reports describe that transacetylase purified from microsomal bodies of human placenta is identical to calreticulin (73).
Characterization of protein transacetylase from human placenta as a signaling molecule calreticulin using polyphenolic peracetates as the acetyl group donors.
Establishment of the enzymatic protein acetylation independent of acetyl CoA: recombinant glutathione S- transferase 3-3 is acetylated by a novel membrane-bound transacetylase using 7, 8-diacetoxy-4-methyl coumarin as the acetyl donor.
Acetoxy drug: protein transacetylase of buffalo liver-characterization and mass spectrometry of the acetylated protein product.
Calorie restriction promotes mammalian cell survival by inducing the Sirt1 transacetylase.
Sinclair, "Calorie restriction promotes mammalian cell survival by inducing the Sirt1 transacetylase," Science 305, no.
The hormone-receptor complex interacts with other nuclear elements, such as transcription factors, adapter proteins, co-activators, and transacetylases," commented Zairen Sun PhD, Vice President of Research and Development.