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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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The analytical procedures used for the analysis of wood, pulp and liquor were: chip classifications --Scan 40:94 (SCANDINAVIAN PULP, PAPER AND BOARD TESTING COMMITTEE, 2004); density--Tappi T258 om-94 TECHNICAL ASSOCIATION OF THE PULP AND PAPER INDUSTRY, 2002); total extractive--Tappi T204 cm-97 (TECHNICAL ASSOCIATION OF THE PULP AND PAPER INDUSTRY, 2002); Acid insoluble lignin (GOLDSCHIMID, 1971); Acid soluble lignin (GOMIDE; DEMUNER, 1986); carbohydrate content (WALLIS; WEARNE; WRIGHT, 1996); uronic acids (SCOTT, 1979); acetyl groups (SOLAR et al.
bonded to two oxygen atoms of hydroxyl group by covalent and two oxygen atoms of the acetyl group by coordinate covalent bonds to form distorted square planner geometry.
are some of the well known examples of enzymatic protein acetylation involving Acetyl Co A as the acetyl group donor.
The origin of this difference found in inhibitory activity was unclear, but may have been due to the presence of an acetyl group on ATS which was absent in QTS.
Acetylation also reduced the Tg of nAYBS and the Tg diminished further as the percentage acetyl group increased.
But Sassone-Corsi and his colleagues suspected that sirtuins might be involved because the proteins respond to a cell's energy state by plucking acetyl groups from histones and other proteins.
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).
Coenzyme A should then return to the membrane of the mitochondrion (sit on the chairs or tables), waiting for another acetyl group to form.
Acetylation is a single-addition reaction, which means that one acetyl group is on one hydroxyl group with no polymerization:
The carbohydrates, fats, and proteins of food, in the course of their metabolism, all break down to an acetyl group, also called a two-carbon fragment.
While with N-succinimidyl acetate, singly acetylated product with acetyl group at the e-amino of K29B, as well as doubly modified species containing acetyl group in the E-amino group and the amino-terminal of G1Awere produced in equal amounts.