from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To bring an acetyl group into (an organic molecule).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To react with acetic acid or one of its derivatives; to introduce one or more acetyl groups into a substance
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. receive substitution of an acetyl group; of chemical compounds.
- transitive v. introduce an acetyl group into a chemical compound.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To introduce the acetyl group into; especially, to prepare an acetyl derivative of an organic compound containing a hydroxyl- or amino-group.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. introduce an acetyl group into (a chemical compound)
- v. receive substitution of an acetyl group
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Vitamin B5, in the form of CoA, can be used to help acetylate proteins, thereby protecting them from chemical breakdown.
The Histone Acetyl Transferases (HATs) that acetylate these two proteins, namely PCAF and p300, respectively, may therefore regulate SATB1-mediated transcription upon Wnt signalling.