transitive verb (-ated; -ating) Date: 1907 to introduce an acyl radical into • acylation noun

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  • acylate — acylation, n. /as euh layt /, v.t., acylated, acylating. Chem. to introduce the acyl group into (a compound). [ACYL + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • acylate — verb To add one or more acyl groups to a compound. See Also: acylation, alkanoylation …   Wiktionary

  • acylate — ac·yl·ate .lāt vt, at·ed; at·ing to introduce an acyl group into ac·y·la·tion .as ə lā shən, .ā sə n ac·yl·ate as ə .lāt, ā sə lət n a salt or ester of an organic acid <titanium acylates> …   Medical dictionary

  • acylate — [ eɪsʌɪleɪt, asɪl ] verb Chemistry introduce an acyl group into (a molecule or compound). Derivatives acylation noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • acylate — ac·yl·ate …   English syllables

  • acylate — I. ˈasəˌlāt transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: acyl + ate : to introduce acyl into II. ˌlāt, lə̇t noun ( s) Etymology: acyl + ate : a salt or ester of an organic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acylation — In chemistry, acylation (rarely, but more formally: alkanoylation) is the process of adding an acyl group to a compound. The compound providing the acyl group is called the acylating agent. These are used to form aryl ketones.Because they form a… …   Wikipedia

  • acylation — noun see acylate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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