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acetylation

[ə‚sed·əl′ā·shən]
(organic chemistry)
The process of bonding an acetyl group onto an organic molecule.
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Therefore, there was a considerable amount of acetylated hemicellulose, in a similar amount as acetylated cellulose during the process.
Acetylated boards with a weight percent gain of approximately 20 percent (Accoya) were purchased from Accsys Technologies, Arnhem, The Netherlands.
Thus, acetylated LDL increases the formation of foam cells.
CDS1 is also producing several benzaldehyde derivatives, and their reduced products benzyl-derivatives (1-3, 6), which might be being acetylated by NAT.
Interference of carbamylated and acetylated hemoglobins in assays of glycohemoglobin by HPLC, electrophoresis, affinity chromatography, and enzyme immunoassay.
The mercerized and acetylated fibre loading increased the tensile modulus by 4.83 and 129.84%, respectively, as compared to that of untreated composite.
Therefore, in the work, a magnetic and pH-sensitive composite nanoparticle was designed using [Fe.sub.3][O.sub.4] nanoparticle as cores endowing magnetic property and acetylated material as a continuous phase of nanocarrier endowing pH response property.
To determine whether the antipsychotic drugs affected histone modification at promoter IV of the BDNF gene, ChIP assays were performed to evaluate the levels of acetylated histones H3 and MeCP2 binding in BDNF promoter IV.
Among the reader proteins, one of the most relevant are the BET proteins, which contain bromodomains that recognize acetylated lysine residues in the histone tails [55, 58].
Among chemically modified starches, acetylated [1] oxyalkylated, phosphate and succinate are known.
Some starch esters for food applications mainly include starch acetate, acetylated distarch adipate, starch sodium octenylsuccinate, monostarch phosphate, distarch phosphate, phosphated distarch phosphate, acetylated distarch phosphate, hydroxypropyl distarch phosphate, and hydroxypropyl starch in the US and EU countries [4, 5].