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).

Nearby words

  1. acyl halide,
  2. acyl-activating enzyme,
  3. acyl-coa synthetase,
  4. acylamidase,
  5. acylase,
  6. acylation,
  7. acyloin,
  8. acyltransferase,
  9. acystia,
  10. ad

Origin of acylate


Related formsac·yl·a·tion, noun

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