Definition of Acyl. Meaning of Acyl. Synonyms of Acyl

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Definition of Acyl

Acyl
Acyl Ac"yl, n. [Acid + -yl.] (Org. Chem.) An acid radical, as acetyl, malonyl, or benzoyl.

Meaning of Acyl from wikipedia

- An acyl group is a moiety derived by the removal of one or more hydroxyl groups from an oxoacid, including inorganic acids. It contains a double-bonded...
- example of an acyl chloride is acetyl chloride, CH3COCl. Acyl chlorides are the most important subset of acyl halides. Where the acyl chloride moiety...
- Acyl-CoA dehydrogenases (ACADs) are a class of enzymes that function to catalyze the initial step in each cycle of fatty acid β-oxidation in the mitochondria...
- Acyl-CoA is a group of coenzymes that metabolize fatty acids. Acyl-CoA's are susceptible to beta oxidation, forming, ultimately, acetyl-CoA. The acetyl-CoA...
- (butirosin acyl-carrier protein)—L-glutamate ligase (EC 6.2.1.39, [BtrI acyl-carrier protein]—L-glutamate ligase, BtrJ) is an enzyme with systematic name...
- An acyl halide (also known as an acid halide) is a chemical compound derived from an oxoacid by replacing a hydroxyl group with a halide group. If the...
- In enzymology, a [acyl-carrier-protein] phosphodiesterase (EC 3.1.4.14) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction holo-[acyl-carrier-protein] +...
- fatty acyl-CoA ligase (or synthetase) is an enzyme of the ligase family that activates the oxidation of complex fatty acids. Long chain fatty acyl-CoA synthetase...
- enzymology, a [acyl-carrier-protein] S-acetyltransferase (EC 2.3.1.38) is an enzyme that catalyzes the reversible chemical reaction acetyl-CoA + [acyl-carrier-protein]...
- Nucleophilic acyl substitution describe a class of substitution reactions involving nucleophiles and acyl compounds. In this type of reaction, a nucleophile...