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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.
Cancer stem cell marker also drives transcription in normal cells

Cancer stem cell marker also drives transcription in normal cells

Study uncovers clues to cystic fibrosis gene dysfunction and gastrointestinal disease

Study uncovers clues to cystic fibrosis gene dysfunction and gastrointestinal disease

New finding about the relationship between stress and cancer

New finding about the relationship between stress and cancer

Pharmion and MethylGene announce orphan drug designation for treatment of Hodgkin's lymphoma

Pharmion and MethylGene announce orphan drug designation for treatment of Hodgkin's lymphoma

Vorinostat shows anti-cancer activity in recurrent gliomas

Vorinostat shows anti-cancer activity in recurrent gliomas

Environment rich in sensory stimuli restores memory in mice with neurodegeneration

Environment rich in sensory stimuli restores memory in mice with neurodegeneration

Investigational cancer 17-AAG drug targets critical proteins

Investigational cancer 17-AAG drug targets critical proteins

Gene silencing protein discovered

Gene silencing protein discovered

Important new global mechanism for gene repression

Important new global mechanism for gene repression

Study causes big shift in how we think about p53 gene

Study causes big shift in how we think about p53 gene

Researchers identify new areas of gene regulation

Researchers identify new areas of gene regulation

Researchers shed new light on the development of cancers, particularly breast and prostate cancer

Researchers shed new light on the development of cancers, particularly breast and prostate cancer