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  • noun organic chemistry Any reaction that removes one or more acetyl groups from a molecule

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  • Sure there are plenty of chitosan products out there, but ours goes through a process called deacetylation, making it superior in its purity.

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  • Sure there are plenty of chitosan products out there, but ours goes through a process called deacetylation, making it superior in its purity.

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  • Inhibiting deacetylation with HDAC inhibitors leads to increased acetylation.

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  • We show here that Gli1 and Gli2 are acetylated proteins and that their HDAC-mediated deacetylation promotes transcriptional activation and sustains a positive autoregulatory loop through Hedgehog-induced upregulation of HDAC1.

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  • Pikaart MJ, Recillas-Targa F, Felsenfeld G (1998) Loss of transcriptional activity of a transgene is accompanied by DNA methylation and histone deacetylation and is prevented by insulators.

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  • Stein and his team also found that Sirtris's drugs could activate SIRT1 even when a fluorescent tag wasn't used to measure deacetylation.

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  • K, et al. (2005) Histone H3 methylation by Set2 directs deacetylation of coding regions by Rpd3S to suppress spurious intragenic transcription.

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  • We show here that Gli1 and Gli2 are acetylated proteins and that their HDAC-mediated deacetylation promotes transcriptional activation and sustains a positive autoregulatory loop through Hedgehog-induced upregulation of HDAC1.

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  • Trottier E, Pouyssegur J, Brahimi-Horn MC (2006) ARDent about acetylation and deacetylation in hypoxia signalling.

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  • Pikaart MJ, Recillas-Targa F, Felsenfeld G (1998) Loss of transcriptional activity of a transgene is accompanied by DNA methylation and histone deacetylation and is prevented by insulators.

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