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  • adjective organic chemistry Having an acyl functional group.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of acylate.

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  • Journal of Lipid Research, the bioactive components are a related set of sterol-like molecules known as acylated steryl-beta-glucosides (ASGs). brown rice is an emerging health food and it is already commercially available in Japan.

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  • The characteristic pungent flavour of the roots is due to the presence of isothiocyanates, while the coloured cultivars contain anthocyanins which are reported to occur as naturally acylated, either with ferulic or p-coumaric acids.

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  • They may be prepared by converting nitriles into amidoximes by the action of hydroxylamine, the amidoximes so formed being then acylated by acid chlorides or anhydrides.

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  • Hosoda H, Date Y, Nakazato M, Matsuo H, et al. (1999) Ghrelin is a growth-hormone-releasing acylated peptide from stomach.

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  • So even small changes in energy balance can produce rapid changes in certain hormones associated with appetite, particularly acylated ghrelin, which is known to increase the desire for food, as well as insulin and leptin, hormones that affect how the body burns fuel. [...]

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  • Motilin and acylated and des-acylated ghrelin were quantified with ELIS assay.

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  • Motilin and acylated and des-acylated ghrelin were quantified with ELIS assay.

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  • Hosoda H, Date Y, Nakazato M, Matsuo H, et al. (1999) Ghrelin is a growth-hormone-releasing acylated peptide from stomach.

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  • Researchers also found that serum motilin and des-acylated ghrelin hormone levels were increased by a statistically significant amount after fat-free milk supplementation.

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  • Researchers also found that serum motilin and des-acylated ghrelin hormone levels were increased by a statistically significant amount after fat-free milk supplementation.

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