Example sentences for: acyl

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  • The modules each contain an acyl transferase (to load the extender unit onto the enzyme), as well as a ketosynthase and an ACP domain, together with exactly those reductive activities needed to generate the required pattern of modification of the chain at each step of elongation.

  • Although more work is required to examine this issue thoroughly, our results suggest that the large differences in potency between free fatty acids and fatty acyl coenzyme A esters seen using pNPP may not extend to all protein substrates.

  • In these proteins, the GOLD domain co-occurs with lipid-, sterol- or fatty acid-binding domains such as PH [ 20, 21], Sec14p [ 22], FYVE [ 23], oxysterol binding- and acyl CoA-binding domains, suggesting that these proteins may interact with membranes.

  • The only biochemically characterized eukaryotic representative of this superfamily is LRAT, which transfers an acyl group from the sn-1 position of phosphatidylcholine (lecithin) to retinal, to form retinyl esters [ 27, 42, 43].

  • This observation suggests that the chemical composition and properties of tissue membranes, specifically the acyl chains of the membrane phospholipids, directly influence the magnitude of the phase angle of an individual.

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