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Definition of the noun acyl group

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

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Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewA 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. ...

Google previewThe Sterling Dictionary Of Chemistry (1999)

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 ...

Google previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Chemistry (2007)

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 ...

Google previewSarup's Dictionary of Biotechnology (2000)

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 ...

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

by John Daintith

acyl group The group of atoms RCO–. acyl halide (acid halide) A type of or- ...

Google previewSasol Encyclopaedia of Science and Technology (2004)

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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