transacetylation

[ trăns′ə-sĕt′l-āshən, trănz′- ]

n.

The transfer of an acetyl group from one compound to another.

Nearby words

  1. trans-oceanic,
  2. trans-siberian railroad,
  3. trans-siberian railway,
  4. trans.,
  5. transacetylase,
  6. transact,
  7. transactinide,
  8. transactinide element,
  9. transactinide elements,
  10. transaction


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