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Acetylation (or in IUPAC nomenclature ethanoylation) describes a reaction that introduces an acetyl functional group into an organic compound. Deacetylation is the removal of the acetyl group.
Study discovers a molecular mechanism that confers special physical properties to chromosomes in dividing human cells

Study discovers a molecular mechanism that confers special physical properties to chromosomes in dividing human cells

Herbivore-damaged plants give off volatile chemical 'scents' to warn neighbors

Herbivore-damaged plants give off volatile chemical 'scents' to warn neighbors

Study findings open new avenues for research into host-directed therapies for TB

Study findings open new avenues for research into host-directed therapies for TB

Researchers identify cellular mechanism that protects proteins from breaking down

Researchers identify cellular mechanism that protects proteins from breaking down

Study identifies vital factor involved in the evolution of the human brain

Study identifies vital factor involved in the evolution of the human brain

Research provides a detailed 'proteogenomic' view of lung squamous cell carcinoma

Research provides a detailed 'proteogenomic' view of lung squamous cell carcinoma

Study reveals mechanism that regulates genes on sex chromosomes

Study reveals mechanism that regulates genes on sex chromosomes

N-terminal acetylation shields proteins from degradation and inhibits programmed cell death

N-terminal acetylation shields proteins from degradation and inhibits programmed cell death

New model helps assess the effect of epigenetic changes on gene expression

New model helps assess the effect of epigenetic changes on gene expression

Repair proteins can help healthy cells to avoid damage during cancer therapy

Repair proteins can help healthy cells to avoid damage during cancer therapy

Epigenetic alterations drive late-onset Alzheimer's disease

Epigenetic alterations drive late-onset Alzheimer's disease

Study uncovers molecular mechanism of metabolite-mediated epigenome involved in organismal aging

Study uncovers molecular mechanism of metabolite-mediated epigenome involved in organismal aging

Study shows an entirely new complexity within enzyme machinery

Study shows an entirely new complexity within enzyme machinery

UTEP researchers discover new target for tuberculosis drug development

UTEP researchers discover new target for tuberculosis drug development

Researchers discover unknown enzyme activity towards human endogenous substrates

Researchers discover unknown enzyme activity towards human endogenous substrates

Protein modification may cause long-term consequences

Protein modification may cause long-term consequences

New study on proteins advances basic understanding of human life

New study on proteins advances basic understanding of human life