acyl coenzyme A
A compound that functions as a coenzyme in acylation reactions and is formed as an intermediate in the oxidation of fats.acyl-CoA synthetase
Selfie: A Portrait of a WordAs Word of the Year decisions approach, the lexicography team at Dictionary.com has been reflecting on words that have risen in popularity this year. One such word is selfie. In case you’re unfamiliar with this term, selfie means “a photo that one takes of oneself, typically with a smartphone or webcam, especially for posting on a social-networking website.” Though self-portraits are far from a novel …
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