de·​acet·​yl·​ase ˌdē-ə-ˈse-tə-ˌlās How to pronounce deacetylase (audio)
: any of several enzymes that remove acetyl groups from a compound
especially : histone deacetylase

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“Deacetylase.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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