acetyl radical

noun
the organic group of acetic acid (CH3CO-)
Derivationally related forms: ↑acetylic (for: ↑acetyl), ↑acetylate (for: ↑acetyl), ↑acetylize (for: ↑acetyl)
Hypernyms: ↑acyl, ↑acyl group

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  • Acetyl — In organic chemistry, acetyl (ethanoyl), is a functional group, the acyl of acetic acid, with chemical formula COCH3. It is sometimes abbreviated as Ac (not to be confused with the element actinium). The acetyl radical contains a methyl group… …   Wikipedia

  • acetyl group — noun the organic group of acetic acid (CH3CO ) • Syn: ↑acetyl, ↑acetyl radical, ↑ethanoyl group, ↑ethanoyl radical • Derivationally related forms: ↑acetylic (for: ↑acetyl), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • acetyl group — Chem. the univalent group, CH3CO , derived from acetic acid. Also called acetyl radical. * * * …   Universalium

  • acétyl- — ⇒ACÉTYL , élément préf. [Tiré de acétyle] CHIM. Indique que le rad. CH3 CO s est substitué dans une molécule organique à un atome d hydrogène (en chim., on emploie acétyl de préférence à acéto ) : acétylacétate d éthyle « liquide incolore à odeur …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Acetyl — (Chem.), ist das hypothet. Radical der Essigsäure u. der übrigen Acetylverbindungen. Nach Kolbe ist das A. ein gepaartes Radical, bestehend aus Methyl C2H3 u. Kohlenstoff 2C, daher C4H3; nach Gerhardt ist es sauerstoffhaltig u. besteht aus C4H3O2 …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Acetyl — Acetyl, ein hypothetisches Radical, welches mit Sauerstoff das Acetyloxydhydrat, das Acetat, die acetylige Säure und in seiner höchsten Verbindung mit Sauerstoff die Acetyl oder Essigsäure bildet …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acetyl — [ə sēt′ l; as′ə til΄, as′ətəl, as′ətēl΄] n. [ ACET(IC) + YL] the radical CH3CO, derived from acetic acid: found only in compounds acetylic [as΄ə til′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Acetyl — Acétyle Le groupe acétyle est le groupement acyle de l acide acétique. Sa formule chimique est COCH3, parfois écrite Ac (à ne pas confondre avec l élément chimique actinium). Une molécule contenant le groupe acétyle a la structure chimique… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • acetyl-acrylic acid — Tetrinic Te*trin ic, a. [See {Tetra }.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a complex ketonic acid, {C5H6O3}, obtained as a white crystalline substance; so called because once supposed to contain a peculiar radical of four carbon atoms.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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