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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of acetylate.
  • adj. That has been reacted with acetic acid (or one of its derivatives), or has been modified by the attachment of acetyl groups.


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  • They first measured the level of pituitary and brain beta-endorphin in two forms: the acetylated, nonactive form, and the nonacetylated, active form.

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  • The optical activity of tannin is expressed in this formula and its probability is corroborated by Nierenstein, who was able to resolve the acetylated tannin by fractional precipitation into pentacetyl tannin

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  • The interpretation of these numbers appears to be this: in the original reaction with the lignocellulose it is the cellulose residue which is acetylated, and at the same time condensed.

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  • The cellulose residue which undergoes condensation is not of the normal constitution, since the normal cellulose is acetylated without condensation (see p. 41).

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  • ~ -- The cellulose dibenzoate (C_ {12} basis) and the jute monobenzoate were acetylated under comparative conditions The results were as follows:

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  • A geranium oil containing 26.9 per cent. of ester, calculated as geranyl tiglate, was acetylated, after saponification, to liberate the combined geraniol, and 2.3825 grammes of the acetylated oil required 9.1 c.c. of

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  • Scientists have known for decades that proteins can be acetylated on their lysine residues, but the modification was long seen as the poor cousin to phosphorylation, which can activate or deactivate countless processes in living cells.

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  • Chunaram Choudhary, a biochemist at the University of Copenhagen, found that thousands of additional proteins are acetylated, including some involved in cell division and DNA repair.

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  • PMA induced hres expression in U937 cells was characterized by an increased recruitment of Sp1 and ATF-2, decreased recruitment of HDAC 1 on resistin gene promoter and no change in the acetylated form of histone H3.

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  • Chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) assay confirmed the recruitment of transcription factors phospho ATF-2, Sp1, Sp3, PPAR╬│, chromatin modifier histone deacetylase 1 (HDAC1) and the acetylated form of histone H3 but not cRel, C/EBP-╬▒ and phospho c-Jun during resistin gene transcription.

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