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  • verb Present participle of deacetylate.

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Examples

  • The process of synthesizing Chitosan involves taking the shells of shrimp or crabs, grinding them to a fine powder and then deacetylating this powder.

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  • As FE65 can simultaneously bind SET and, through Teashirt3, HDACs, this would establish a strongly transcriptionally repressed state of nucleosomes by deacetylating histone amino-terminal tails (through HDAC) and preventing them from being reacetylated (through SET inhibition of histone acetyltransferase).

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  • Transcriptional repression can be initiated near the promoter by deacetylating specific lysine residues of nearby histone proteins.

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