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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 functional group with the chemical formula −COCH3 and the structure −C(=O)−CH3. It is sometimes represented by the symbol...
- Acetyl-CoA (acetyl coenzyme A) is a molecule that parti****tes in many biochemical reactions in protein, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. Its main function...
- Acetyl hexapeptide-8 or acetyl hexapeptide-8 amide (some sources incorrectly refer to this peptide as acetyl hexapeptide-3) is a synthetic anti-wrinkle...
- Acetyl-L-carnitine, ALCAR or ALC, is an acetylated form of L-carnitine. It is naturally produced by the human body, and it is available as a dietary supplement...
- reactions to release the energy stored in nutrients through the oxidation of acetyl-CoA derived from carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. The chemical energy...
- Acetyl chloride (CH3COCl) is an acyl chloride derived from acetic acid (CH3COOH). It belongs to the class of organic compounds called acid halides. It...
- Acetyl-CoA carboxylase (ACC) is a biotin-dependent enzyme (EC 6.4.1.2) that catalyzes the irreversible carboxylation of acetyl-CoA to produce malonyl-CoA...
- 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...
- influenzae. Pyruvate is converted into acetyl-coenzyme A (acetyl-CoA) by the enzyme pyruvate dehydrogenase. This acetyl-CoA is then converted into acetate...
- Acetyl cyanide is the organic compound with the formula CH3C(O)CN. It is an acyl cyanide. Acetyl cyanide is a colorless liquid. Its structure was determined...