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Definition of the noun acyl

What does acyl mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acyls

  1. any group or radical of the form RCO- where R is an organic group

Alternative definition of the noun acyl


  1. [organic chemistry] Any of class of organic radicals, RCO-, formed by the removal of a hydroxyl group from a carboxylic acid.


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Phrases with Acyl

  1. acyl group
  2. acyl halide
  3. Acyl Iodide
  4. Acyl Bromide
  5. Acyl chloride
  6. Acyl Fluoride
  7. Acyl Anhydride
  8. acyl anhydrides

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Google previewChemistry of the Proteids (1906)

by Gustav Mann

Acyl is a collective term which Liebermann introduced for the acid radical of fatty acids, thus in acetic acid , CH3 . COOH, acyl means the acetyl-remainder : CH3 . CO while the analogous acid ...

Google previewThe Chemistry of Synthetic Drugs (1918)

by Percy May

Acyl is a term used ...

Google previewLipidomics (2016)

Comprehensive Mass Spectrometry of Lipids by Xianlin Han

whereas the presence of ST, cerebrosides, and plasmalogen PE species enriched with 18:1 fatty acyl is a unique feature of myelin. These features are helpful for data interpretation in recognizing the subtype of cells in response to a stimulus ...

Google previewKeynotes in Energy-Related Catalysis (2011)

by S. Kaliaguine

is well known that on a one—site catalyst the product of hydrogenation of an acyl is the corresponding aldehyde (hydroformylation reaction). Another possibility is that the formed aldehyde should be hydrogenated on the support or the ...

Google previewAfrican Perspectives on Trade and the WTO (2016)

Domestic Reforms, Structural Transformation and Global Economic Integration by Patrick Low, Chiedu Osakwe, Maika Oshikawa

Contributors fatima haram acyl is the Commissioner for Trade and Industry at the African Union Commission. ukamaka anaedu is a research assistant in the Accessions Division of the WTO. roberto azeveˆdo is the Director-General of the WTO.

Google previewAn Introduction to Biological Membranes (2013)

From Bilayers to Rafts by William Stillwell

Acyl is a general term meaning an esterified fatty acid of unspecified chain length .

Google previewOrganic Chemistry (2013)

A Mechanistic Approach by Tadashi Okuyama, Howard Maskill

Friedel–Crafts acylation of benzene yields a phenylketone which is resistant towards further substitution because acyl is a deactivating substituent. The acyl substituent is then converted into the required primary alkyl group by reduction of the ...

Google previewTransition Metals, Quantitative Kinetics and Applied Organic Chemistry (2004)

by Brian Chapman, Alan Jarvis

Acyl is the group obtained by removing -OH from a carboxylic acid: RCO- or ArCO-.

Google previewSports Science Handbook: A-H (2005)

by Simon P. R. Jenkins

The inner mitochondrial membrane is impermeable to acyl CoA (where acyl is a long chain fatty acid) so a transport system that uses carnitine is required .

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

acyl ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)

Volume One by Larry R. Squire

O PO O– NH2 N-Acyltransferase (Ca2+, cAMP) Acyl Acyl O O HO O P O O– N H + PO Anandamide (N-Arachidonoyl ethanolamine) Figure 4 Schematic representation of the biosynthetic pathways leading to anandamide (N- arachidonoyl ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Vitamins and Pharmacochemistry (2006)

by Henry Philippsborn

acyl groups...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry (2014)

by Andrew Hunt

addition-elimination reactions Acyl chlorides are very reactive. They are powerful acylating agents. Most are quickly hydrolyzed back to the parent acid by cold water. Acyl chlorides react rapidly with alcohols and phenols to form esters.

Google previewA Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)

by John Lackie

acyl An organic radical or functional group derived from an organic acid. Common examples are formyl, acetyl, and benzoyl moieties , from ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Organic Chemistry (2009)

by John Daintith

acyl anhydride See acid anhydride. acylating agent See ...

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Acyl Meaning

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Scrabble value of A1C3Y4L1

The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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