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containing the . noun (modifier) of, denoting, or containing the monovalent group of atoms RCO-, where R is an organic group: acyl group or radical, acyl substitution an organometallic compound in which a metal atom is directly bound to an acyl group acyl ac·yl (ās’əl) n. A organic radical having the general formula RCO, derived […]
- Acyl anhydride
noun 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.