Definición de acyl en inglés:


Saltos de línea: acyl
Pronunciación: /ˈeɪsʌɪl
, ˈasɪl


[as modifier] Chemistry
Denoting a radical of general formula —C(O)R, where R is an alkyl group, derived from a carboxylic acid: acyl groups
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • These spectra are similar to those obtained for multilamellar vesicles made of lipids with deuterated acyl chains.
  • The insertion of the hydrophobic acyl chains into the lipid bilayer forms a putative fourth cytoplasmic loop.
  • This fold gathers the hydrophobic residues such that the acyl side chains have a reduced exposure to water.


late 19th century: coined in German, from Latin acidus (see acid) + -yl.

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