Definition of Acetyl. Meaning of Acetyl. Synonyms of Acetyl

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Definition of Acetyl

Acetyl
Acetyl Ac"e*tyl, n. [L. acetum vinegar + Gr. ? substance. See -yl.] (Chem.) A complex, hypothetical radical, composed of two parts of carbon to three of hydrogen and one of oxygen. Its hydroxide is acetic acid.

Meaning of Acetyl from wikipedia

- In organic chemistry, acetyl is a moiety, the acyl with chemical formula CH3CO. It is sometimes represented by the symbol Ac (not to be confused with the...
- Acetyl-CoA (acetyl coenzyme A) is a molecule that parti****tes in many biochemical reactions in protein, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. Its main function...
- the extra-hepatic tissues (tissues outside the liver) and converted into acetyl-CoA which then enters the citric acid cycle and is oxidized in the mitochondria...
- When paracetamol is taken in large quantities, a minor metabolite called N-acetyl-p-benzoquinone imine (NAPQI) ac****ulates within the body. It is normally...
- Acetyl chloride, CH3COCl is an acid chloride derived from acetic acid. It belongs to the cl**** of organic compounds called acyl halides. It is a colorless...
- Acetyl-CoA carboxylase (ACC) is a biotin-dependent enzyme that catalyzes the irreversible carboxylation of acetyl-CoA to produce malonyl-CoA through its...
- Acetyl-L-carnitine, ALCAR or ALC, is an acetylated form of L-carnitine. It is naturally produced by the body, although it is often taken as a dietary supplement...
- all aerobic organisms to release stored energy through the oxidation of acetyl-CoA derived from carbohydrates, fats, and proteins into adenosine triphosphate...
- by the enzyme choline acetyltransferase from the compounds choline and acetyl-CoA. Cholinergic neurons are capable of producing ACh. An example of a central...
- Acetyl hexapeptide-3 or acetyl hexapeptide-8 (sources differ) is a synthetic anti-wrinkle cosmetics ingredient. It is a peptide which is a fragment of...
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