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Definition of the verb acetylate

What does acetylate mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: acetylated | acetylating | acetylates

  1. receive substitution of an acetyl group
  2. introduce an acetyl group into (a chemical compound)

Alternative definition of the verb acetylate


  1. [chemistry] To react with acetic acid or one of its derivatives; to introduce one or more acetyl groups into a substance

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)

by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart

Such individuals acetylate isoniazidonly slowly and are thuslikely to suffer from peripheral neuropathy resulting from an accumulation of isoniazid. On the otherhand, people with more efficient acetyltransferase, termed'fast metabolizers' ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2006)

Hydrofluoric acid is a strong acid that dissolves the silicates, while sulfuric acid and acetic anhydride form strong acetylate that removes cellulose and most of the other organic remains from the subsample. The residue is then stained with ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forest Sciences (2004)

by Julian Evans, John A. Youngquist

One is a fiber process and the second a process to acetylate wood of large dimensions using microwave technology. The Fiber Process There is a pilot plant in Sweden with a capacity of approximately 4000 tonnes year−1 of acetylated fiber.

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemical Terms (1920)

by James Fitton Couch

Acetylate. 1 The act or process Acetylize. of introducing the Acetylization.

Google previewElsevier’s Encyclopaedia of Organic Chemistry (2013)

Series III: Carboisocyclic Condensed Compounds by Edith Josephy, F. Radt

87"; attempts to acetylate this product were unsuccessful) (1940a Ralls). For rates of bromination under various conditions, see 1940b Ralls. Reversion to the anti- form occurs on recrystallization from benzene or carbon tetrachloride. Attempted ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Eye (2010)

by Joseph Besharse, Reza Dana

activity and recruits HATs to promoter/enhancer regions to acetylate histone H3, thereby inducing and maintaining chromatin configurations that facilitate ...

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Acetylate Meaning

Video shows what acetylate means. To react with acetic acid or one of its derivatives, to introduce one or more acetyl groups into a substance. Acetylate ...

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