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.