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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 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. ...
A Dictionary of Science (2010)
by Elizabeth A. Martin
acyl group A group of the type RCO—, where R is an organic group. An example is the acetyl group CH3CO—. acyl halides (acid ...
by John Daintith
acyl group The group of atoms RCO–. acyl halide (acid halide) A type of or- ...
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 ...
The Encyclopedia of Seeds (2006)
Science, Technology and Uses by J. Derek Bewley, Michael Black, Peter Halmer
A third fatty acyl group is then transferred to DAG in a reaction catalysed by diacylglycerol acyltransferase (DAGAT). There are also two different types of DAGAT, encoded by different gene families. One type of DAGAT is part of the larger fatty ...
by Terry Hills
whereby the acyl group is incorporated into a molecule by substitution.
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