acetyltransfer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

acetyl +‎ transfer

Noun[edit]

acetyltransfer (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) The transfer of an acetyl group
    • 2015 August 15, Tara N Stuecker et al., “Phylogenetic and amino acid conservation analyses of bacterial l-aspartate-α-decarboxylase and of its zymogen-maturation protein reveal a putative interaction domain”, in BMC Research Notes[1], volume 8, DOI:10.1186/s13104-015-1314-6:
      If the conserved region of PanM were the PanD interaction domain, PanD would not be positioned for acetyltransfer, supporting previous studies classifying PanM as an acetyl-CoA sensor [ 11 ].