acyl coenzyme A

n.

A compound that functions as a coenzyme in acylation reactions and is formed as an intermediate in the oxidation of fats.acyl-CoA synthetase

Nearby words

  1. atmospherics,
  2. atmospherium,
  3. atn,
  4. atna,
  5. ato,
  6. atom,
  7. atom bomb,
  8. atom smasher,
  9. atom trap,
  10. atom-bomb


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