transacetylation

trans·a·cet·y·la·tion

(trans'ă-set'i-lā'shŭn),
Transfer of an acetyl group (CH3CO-) from one compound to another; such reactions, usually involving formation of acetyl-CoA, occur notably in the initiation of the tricarboxylic acid cycle by the transfer of an acetyl group to oxaloacetate to form citrate.

trans·a·cet·y·la·tion

(tranz'ă-sē'ti-lā'shŭn)
Transfer of an acetyl group (CH3CO-), from one compound to another; such reactions, usually involving formation of acetyl-CoA, occur notably in the initiation of the tricarboxylic acid cycle by the transfer of an acetyl group to oxaloacetate to form citrate.

transacetylation

(trăns-ăs″ĕ-tĭl-ā′shŭn)
Transfer of an acetyl group (CH3CO−) in a chemical reaction.
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The acetylation of cyclooxygenase [8] and other cellular proteins [9] by aspirin through a transacetylation reaction are examples of nonenzymatic protein acetylation independent of acetyl CoA.