acetylase


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acetylase

[ə′sed·əl‚ās]
(biochemistry)
Any enzyme that catalyzes the formation of acetyl esters.
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C-Myc transformation domain recruits the human STAGA complex and requires TRRAP and GCN5 acetylase activity for transcription activation.
2010) HBO1 histone acetylase activity is essential for DNA replication licensing and inhibited by Geminin.
Dengue virus infection mediates HMGB1 release from monocytes involving PCAF acetylase complex and induces vascular leakage in endothelial cells.
BRCA2 interacts with the histone acetylase P/CAF (Scully and Livingston, 2000) BRCA2-associated factor BRAF35 and DSS1.
Histone acetylase and deacetylase activity in alveolar macrophages and blood monocytes in asthma.
First, a DNA fragment spanning 1212 bp, which contained the whole coding region of the NAT2 gene, was amplified from genomic DNA from study samples by use of primers specifically designed to amplify the NAT2 gene, avoiding amplification of the highly homologous genes N-acetyltransferase 1 (arylamine N-acetyltransferase) (NATI) and arylamide acetylase pseudogene (AACP; also known as NATP) (7).
Moreover, the acetylase and deacetylase had already been implicated in turning genes on and off, respectively.
Differential requirement of histone acetylase and deacetylase activities for IRF5-mediated proinflammatory cytokine expression.
Effects of gonadal steroids on activities of monoaminooxidase and choline acetylase in the brain.
Altered memory capacities and response to stress in p300/CBP-associated factor (PCAF) histone acetylase knockout mice.
High-level gentamicin resistance is associated with a bifunctional enzyme possesing acetylase (6') and phosphotransferase (2') activities (Table I) (33), conferring resistance to all aminoglycosides except streptomycin.