from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having an acyl functional group.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of acylate.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • 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.

    NutraIngredients-USA RSS

  • 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.

    Chapter 27

  • 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.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 "Austria, Lower" to "Bacon"

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

    FoodNavigator-USA RSS

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

    FoodNavigator-USA RSS

  • 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. [...]

    BrothersJudd Blog

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

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Trigatti B, Rigotti A, Smart EJ, Anderson RG, et al. (1997) Murine SR-BI, a high density lipoprotein receptor that mediates selective lipid uptake, is N-glycosylated and fatty acylated and colocalizes with plasma membrane caveolae.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • ERAT acylates GAM-proghrelin, requires certain amino acids at the N-terminus of the acylated protein, and is specific for Ser5.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Mutagenesis studies indicated that the preferred position for octanoylation occurs on a serine which must represent the fifth residue from the amino terminus (Ser6 was not acylated).

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.