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  • verb Present participle of acetylate.

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Examples

  • They discovered the basic biochemical sequences performed by the pineal in the manufacture of melatonin; they found that it was produced from serotonin by the action of two enzymes, an acetylating enzyme and a methoxylating enzyme.

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  • On acetylating pentacetyl leucotannin with acetyl chloride a hexacetyl derivative (M.P. 159° C.) is obtained, the strychnine salt of which is resolved into both of the active components.

    Synthetic Tannins

  • Since tannin on acetylating yields a considerable amount of triacetylgallic acid, it should, according to Dekker, contain at least six acetylisable hydroxyls.

    Synthetic Tannins

  • Whereas the effect of aspirin stems from the acetylation of a serine residue in the active center of COX, Co-Asprin does not attack this side chain, instead acetylating several other sites.

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  • Whereas the effect of aspirin stems from the acetylation of a serine residue in the active center of COX, Co-Asprin does not attack this side chain, instead acetylating several other sites.

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  • Driscoll R, Hudson A, Jackson SP (2007) Yeast Rtt109 promotes genome stability by acetylating histone H3 on lysine 56.

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