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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 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 previewA 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 ...

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 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 previewThe 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 ...

Google previewLotus Illustrated Dictionary of Organic Chemistry (2004)

by Terry Hills

whereby the acyl group is incorporated into a molecule by substitution.

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