acylate

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acylate

(ˈeɪsaɪˌleɪt)
vb (intr)
to introduce one or more acyl groups into a compound
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LPAAT, which acylates laurate into the sn-2 position was introduced into the FabB transgenic plants to increase the C12:0 level.
This compound acylates side-chain lysine groups in proteins and alters protein structure and function.