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Synonyms for acetylate

receive substitution of an acetyl group

introduce an acetyl group into (a chemical compound)

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In order to perform more sophisticated ALMS experiments, including protein digestions, it is imperative to eliminate any excess anhydride so as not to inadvertently acetylate amino acids becoming accessible as a result of processes like enzymatic digestions.
It is found to acetylate H3 (lys14) strongly and H4 (lys 8 and 16) weakly in a free histone mixture and is found to be highly conserved throughout the eukaryotes (40).
Conversely, because CoA is unable to acetylate the active-site cysteine residue, this amino acid is thus susceptible to chemical reaction in the presence of CoA.
Scientists have identified enzymes that acetylate, deacetylate, phosphorylate, dephosphorylate, and methylate histones.
One is a fiber process and the other is a process to acetylate wood of large dimensions using microwave technology.