containing the .
(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group ch3co-: acetyl group or radical
acetyl a·ce·tyl (ə-sēt’l, ās’ĭ-tl)
the acetic acid radical ch3co.
ac’e·tyl’ic (ās’ĭ-tĭl’ĭk) adj.
the radical ch3co, derived from acetic acid.
- Acetyl chloride
a colorless, toxic, and fuming liquid of pungent odor, c 2 h 3 ocl, soluble in ether, acetone, and acetic acid: used in the manufacture of dyes and pharmaceuticals. noun a colourless pungent liquid used as an acetylating agent. formula: ch3cocl also called ethanoyl chloride
- Acetyl-coenzyme a
the acetylated form of coenzyme a, formed as an intermediate in the oxidation of carbohydrates, fats, and protein in animal metabolism.
- Acetyl coa
the acetylated form of coenzyme a, formed as an intermediate in the oxidation of carbohydrates, fats, and protein in animal metabolism. acetyl coa abbr. acetyl coenzyme a
- Acetyl group
the univalent group, ch 3 co–, derived from acetic acid.
- Acetyl-coa synthetase
acetyl-coa synthetase acetyl-coa synthetase n. a ligase that catalyzes the formation of acetyl coa from acetate and coa. also called acetate-coa ligase.