two-carbon fragment

n.

The acetyl radical carried by coenzyme A during transacetylation.

Nearby words

  1. two-base hit,
  2. two-beat,
  3. two-bit,
  4. two-body problem,
  5. two-by-four,
  6. two-color,
  7. two-cycle,
  8. two-dimensional,
  9. two-edged,
  10. two-faced


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