acetyl group

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Related to acetyl group: acetylation, acetylcholine, pyruvate, methylation, lysine
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Noun1.acetyl group - the organic group of acetic acid (CH3CO-)acetyl group - the organic group of acetic acid (CH3CO-)
acyl, acyl group - any group or radical of the form RCO- where R is an organic group; "an example of the acyl group is the acetyl group"
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For LZ-2, steric hindrance of the acetyl group and electron-rich repulsion between acetyl group and carboxyl and nitro groups of AYGG would hamper the enrichment for AYGG.
The origin of this difference found in inhibitory activity was unclear, but may have been due to the presence of an acetyl group on ATS which was absent in QTS.
Acetylation also reduced the Tg of nAYBS and the Tg diminished further as the percentage acetyl group increased.
But Sassone-Corsi and his colleagues suspected that sirtuins might be involved because the proteins respond to a cell's energy state by plucking acetyl groups from histones and other proteins.
Acetylation of proteins by histone acetyl transferases uses acetyl CoA as acetyl group donor molecule and is the most widely studied acetylation system, while little knowledge is available on acetyl CoA independent acetylation of proteins, although asprin mediated acetylation of cyclo-oxygenase is known for a long time (71).
Ask each acetyl group to join with an oxaloacetate group.
Since the water molecule is smaller than the acetyl group, some swelling can occur in "completely acetylated wood," but swelling does not exceed the elastic limit of the cell wall.
Removal of the Acetyl Group From the Poly(NPMA-co-NAMI)
The present study is the first report on the increase in anti-inflammatory activity of britannilactones with a high number of acetyl groups.
1) reactions and/or in the betaChair oxidation cycle are transported to the cytoplasm, where they serve in several synthetic pathways as precursors for acetyl groups (3).
The discovery involves a chemical known as an acetyl group.
Compounds 2 and 4 had a one acetyl group, which was located at C-7 (4.