Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to acetylation: methylation, acetic anhydride, acylation
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to acetylation

the process of introducing an acetyl group into a compound

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
Additionally, the accurate histone acetylation at auxin-controlled loci and the subsequently auxin responsive genes activation by specific histone acetyltransferases like the ELONGATOR and AtGCN5 (Nelissen et al.
The acetylation or acetylated lysine residues were detected by using Anti acetyl lysine Polyclonal antibody.
The aim of the work reported herein was to undertake a comprehensive investigation of the starch obtained from Digitalis exilis, secondly, to chemically modify the starch by acetylation and investigate the effect of the acetylation on the physicochemical and functional properties of the starch.
Marcus PM, Vineis P, Rothman N: NAT2 slow acetylation and bladder cancer risk: a meta-analysis of 22 case-control studies conducted in the general population.
225 in Material & Methods in first line, within parentheses (degree of acetylation >95% .
In the affected mice, those genes also had much lower levels of acetylation and expression.
The process of chitosan production from chitin, though, is carried out generally in heterogeneous medium and the resultant chitosan chains presents high degree of heterogeneity regarding the average degree of polymerization (DP), and the average degree of acetylation (DA).
The chemical variation, known as acetylation because it adds an acetyl group to an existing molecule, is a kind of "decoration" that goes on and off a protein -- in this case, the protein Sip2 -- much like an ornament can be put on and taken off a Christmas tree, Boeke says.
Sulphasalazine is separated into sulfapyridine and 5-acetyl salicylic acid after oral administration, and sulfapyridine acetylation is catalyzed by the N-acetyltransferase-2 enzyme in the liver.
Citation: "MAP3K4/CBP-Regulated H2B Acetylation Controls Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition in Trophoblast Stem Cells;" Amy N.
Slow acetylation was more prevalent in pesticide exposed subjects with smoking compared to non smokers which suggests an association in smoking, pesticide and slow acetylation.
40] were effective catalysts in the acetylation of 1-phenyl ethanol and 1-butanol and led to >78% of conversion after <4 min.
The polymorphic acetylation of sulphamethazine has been investigated in male volunteers (n=50) of Pakistani population.
The genome project has also detected a large amount of functional modifications related to the chromatin structure, and this has permitted defining two types ofregions in the genome: a) <<active>> domains, which would be the regions defined by high transcription levels, early replication, histone H3 acetylation, and demethylation of lysine 27 of histone H3 (H3K27) (16); b) <<inactive>> domains, corresponding to regions of latent replication with scant transcriptional activity, low H3 acetylation and methylation of H3K27.
After discussing group outcomes, I described the comparative hybridization technique and the epigenetic modifications of cytosine methylation and histone acetylation and deacetylation.