acetylation


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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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Putative Arabidopsis transcriptional adaptor protein (PROPORZI) is required to modulate histone acetylation in response to auxin.
Demonstration of TAase catalyzed acetylation of proteins by DAMC
Hunter DJ, Hankinson SE, Hough H, Gertig DM, Garcia-Closas M, Spiegelman D, Manson JE, Colditz GA, Willett WC, Speizer FE, Kelsey K: A prospective study of NAT2 acetylation genotype, cigarette smoking, and risk of breast cancer.
With HDAC2 activity reduced, histone acetylation resumed, allowing genes required for synaptic plasticity and other learning and memory processes to be expressed.
5,7,8) It makes sense, since Chi7 has the higher degree of acetylation while the sample Chi1 has the lower degree (Table 1).
The team showed that acetylation of the protein Sip2 affected longevity defined in terms of how many times a yeast cell can divide, or "replicative life span.
4), (6) in their reports discriminated the patients developing SLE and DILE during the sulphasalazine treatment and indicated that the underlying mechanism is the slow acetylation.
Influence of microwave power on the acetylation of 1-butanol with acetic acid catalyzed by [H.
In 1950 during the metabolic investigation of the antituberculousis drug (isoniazid) the human acetylation polymorphism was discovered (Weber, 1990) and both activation and deactivation pathways of arylamine metabolism are affected by it (Hein, 1988).
Additionally, we explored other characteristics like methylation of CpG islands, identification of methylation and acetylation sites, and sites hyper-sensitive to DNAses that would yield the base to define a genomic environment associated to the DSCR (Graphic 2).
A diverse and elaborate array of post-translational modifications including acetylation, phosphorylation, methylation, ubiquitination, and ADP-ribosylation occurs at N-terminal histone domains.