another name for anhydride (sense 3)
- Acyl coa
acyl coa acyl CoA abbr. acyl coenzyme A.
- Acyl coenzyme a
acyl coenzyme a acyl coenzyme A n. Abbr. acyl CoA A compound that functions as a coenzyme in acylation reactions and is formed as an intermediate in the oxidation of fats. Also called acyl-CoA synthetase.
- Acyl group
the univalent group RCO–, where R is any organic group attached to one bond of the carbonyl group.
- Acyl halide
noun any derivative of carboxylic acid in which the hydroxyl group has been replaced by a halogen atom Also called acid halide