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Definition of the noun acyl group
What does acyl group mean as a name of something?
- 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 group: acyl
- more generic terms: chemical group / group / radical = two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
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A Dictionary of Science (2017)
by Jonathan Law
acyl group A group of the type RCO–, where R is an organic group. An example is the acetyl group CH3CO–. acyl halides (acid ...
A Dictionary of Chemistry (2016)
by Richard Rennie, Jonathan Law
acylation The process of introducing an acyl group (RCO–) into a compound. The usual method is to react an alcohol with an acyl halide or a carboxylic acid anhydride; e.g. ...
by Anand Dhingra
ACYLATION : The reaction whereby an acyl group (R-C-group) is introduced in the benzene ring; or alcohols or amines; usually one H-atom is substituted by the group. Acylation is carried out by acyl halides (RCOX) or by acid anhydrides ...
by John O. E. Clark, William Hemsley
acyl group Part of an organic compound that has the formula RCO -, where R is a hydrocarbon group (e.g, acetyl, CH3CO -). addition polymer ...
by Rita Singh
Biotin e- Heme derivatives Pyridoxal phosphate Carboxy group Biotins Tetrahydrofolate Amino group Pyridoxine Tetrahydrofolate Formyl group Folate, 4 -hydroxy- benzoate Coenzyme A Acyl group Pantothenate Lipoate Acyl group Lipoate ...
by John Daintith
acyl group The group of atoms RCO–. acyl halide (acid halide) A type of or- ...
by G.C. Gerrans, P. Hartmann-Petersen, Rasmus Hartmann-Petersen
acyl group The functional group H-C=O or R-C=O where R = alkyl or aryl group. See also carbonyl group. acyl halide The general name for a group of organic compounds whose molecules ...
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