acetylation

Addition, either chemically or enzymically, of acetyl groups.

Acetylation

Acetylation (or in IUPAC nomenclature ethanoylation) describes a reaction that introduces an acetyl functional group into a chemical compound. (Deacetylation is the removal of the acetyl group.) Acetylation refers to the process of introducing an acetyl group (resulting in an acetoxy group) into a compound, namely the substitution of an acetyl gro...
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acetylation

(ә-set″ә-la´shәn) the introduction of an acetyl group into the molecule of an organic compound.
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acetylation

(from the article `poison`) Two types of conjugations, acetylations and methylation, do not enhance the excretion of the parent chemical. Acetylation and methylation decrease ...
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acetylation

noun the process of introducing an acetyl group into a compound; `the acetylation of cyclooxygenase-2 by aspirin`
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acetylation

A chemical reaction in which a small molecule called an acetyl group is added to other molecules. Acetylation of proteins may affect how they act in the body.
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acetylation

acetylation Formation of an acetyl derivative.
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acetylation

Formation of an acetyl derivative. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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acetylation

Type: Term Pronunciation: a-set′i-lā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Formation of an acetyl derivative.
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acetylation

[n] - the process of introducing an acetyl group into a compound
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