acetylation


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Related to acetylation: methylation, acetic anhydride, acylation

acetylation

[ə‚sed·əl′ā·shən]
(organic chemistry)
The process of bonding an acetyl group onto an organic molecule.
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The content of acetyl groups (expressed as percentage in dry basis) and the degree of substitution of acetylation were determined according to Lawal and Adebowale [21].
The global loss of histone H4K20 trimethylation and histone H4K16 acetylation are among the frequently described changes that occur in cancer cells (Fraga et al.
When we give back this protein acetylation, we rescued the life span shortening in old cells.
Influence of microwave power on the progress of 1-butanol acetylation with acetic acid in the presence of a catalytic amount of [H.
Keywords: Mass spectrometry, protein interactions, acetylation, labeling
Golachowski, (2003) observed reduction in the degree of acetylation of native potato starch in the presence of sodium bisulphite solution and had advised manufacturers of acetylated starch that, since sodium bisulphite (a source of S[O.
Acetylation enhances the inhibitory effect of the britannilactones on NF-kB activation and DNA-binding activity
The treatments included tung oil impregnation, phenol-formaldehyde impregnation, and acetylation with acetic anhydride.
The heritable alterations in chromatin structure by acetylation of histone and non histone proteins or DNA methylation patterns alter the expression of tumour suppressor genes or oncogenes associated with particular types of cancer (3).
Other topics include antibody somatic hypermutation, the function of site-specific histone acetylation, lipid A modification systems in gram-negative bacteria, and signaling pathways downstream of pattern-recognition receptors.
Researchers are using ChIP chips to create genome-wide maps of events that affect gene regulation, such as methylation and acetylation.