On this page:
Definition of the noun acyl
What does acyl mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: acyls
- any group or radical of the form RCO- where R is an organic group
- example: an example of the acyl group is the acetyl group
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- synonym of acyl: acyl group
- more generic terms: chemical group / group / radical = two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
- more specific terms:
Alternative definition of the noun acyl
- [organic chemistry] Any of class of organic radicals, RCO-, formed by the removal of a hydroxyl group from a carboxylic acid.
ACYL is a musical group.
- albums: "Algebra", "The Angel's Sin"
- official website: www.acyl.fr
Phrases with Acyl
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acyl
Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):
Chemistry 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 ...
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 ...
From Bilayers to Rafts by William Stillwell
Acyl is a general term meaning an esterified fatty acid of unspecified chain length .
Glycerolipids Glycerophospholipids Sphingolipids Saccharolipids Polyketides 2 Lipidswhicharederivedfrom condensation ofisoprene subunits are: Sterol lipids Prenol lipids Fatty Acyls Fatty acyl is a generic term for describing fatty acids.
Organic 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 ...
by Percy May
Acyl is a term used ...
by Brian Chapman, Alan Jarvis
Acyl is the group obtained by removing -OH from a carboxylic acid: RCO- or ArCO-.
Sports 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 .
by Denis J Murphy, Brian G Murray
residue towhich acyl groups are transferred from ACP or CoA (steps 1,2). Hydrogen bonds formed between the C1 acyl oxygen of the incoming thioester andthe backbone NH groupsof the ...
A Dictionary of Science (2010)
by Elizabeth A. Martin
acyl anhydrides SeeAcID ANHYDRIDES. acylation ...
by Henry Philippsborn
by John Daintith
acyl anhydride See acid anhydride. acylating agent See ...
Dictionary 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.
A 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 ...
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Acyl
Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:
Video about Acyl
Video shows what acyl means. Any of class of organic radicals, RCO-, formed by the removal of a hydroxyl group from a carboxylic acid.. Acyl Meaning. How to ...
See also the pronunciation examples of Acyl!
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.
Anagrams of ACYL
What do you get if you rearrange the letters?
What do you get if you reverse the order of the letters?
See also the index of semordnilaps!
What do you get if you rearrange the letters in other ways?
See also the blanagrams of Acyl!
Share this page
Go to the usage examples of Acyl to see it in context!