acylate

[ 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).

Origin of acylate

Related forms

ac·yl·a·tion, noun
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