[ as-uh-leyt ]
/ ˈæs əˌleɪt /
verb (used with object), ac·yl·at·ed, ac·yl·at·ing. Chemistry.
to introduce the acyl group into (a compound).
- acyl halide,
- acyl-activating enzyme,
- acyl-coa synthetase,
Origin of acylate
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