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acetyl

[ə′sēd·əl]
(organic chemistry)
CH3CO‒ A two-carbon organic radical containing a methyl group and a carbonyl group.
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Acetylation of proteins by histone acetyl transferases uses acetyl CoA as acetyl group donor molecule and is the most widely studied acetylation system, while little knowledge is available on acetyl CoA independent acetylation of proteins, although asprin mediated acetylation of cyclo-oxygenase is known for a long time (71).
The accumulated pyruvate enters the GABA shunt pathway and is converted to citrate which is acted upon by citrate lyase and converted to acetyl CoA, used for cholesterol synthesis [24].