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noun any derivative of carboxylic acid in which the hydroxyl group has been replaced by a halogen atom Also called acid halide
- Acyl-activating enzyme
acyl-activating enzyme acyl-activating enzyme n. See acetyl-CoA synthetase.
- Acyl-coa synthetase
acyl-coa synthetase acyl-CoA synthetase n. Any of various ligases that catalyze the formation of acyl CoA from corresponding fatty acids and CoA. Also called thiokinase.
acylamidase acylamidase ac·yl·am·i·dase (ās’ə-lām’ĭ-dās’, -dāz’) n. See amidase.