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Descriptor in English: Acylation
Descriptor in Spanish: Acilación
Descriptor in Portuguese: Acilação
Descriptor in French: Acylation
Tree number(s): G02.111.012
G02.607.063
G03.040
Scope note: The addition of an organic acid radical into a molecule.
Annotation: almost never IM; enzymatic acylation: coord NIM with ACYLTRANSFERASES (IM) + substrate (NIM) or specific acyltransferase (IM); ACETYLATION & ACETYLTRANSFERASES are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
History Note: 74(71)
DeCS UI: 223
Descriptor UI: D000215
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/02
Acylation - Preferred
Concept UI M0000333
Scope note The addition of an organic acid radical into a molecule.
Preferred term Acylation



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