deacetylase

noun
de·​acet·​yl·​ase | \ ˌdē-ə-ˈse-tə-ˌlās How to pronounce deacetylase (audio) \

Medical Definition of deacetylase

: any of several enzymes that remove acetyl groups from a compound especially : histone deacetylase

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“Deacetylase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/deacetylase. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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