HyperDic: acetylate

English > 2 senses of the word acetylate:
VERBchangeacetylate, acetylize, acetylisereceive substitution of an acetyl group
changeacetylate, acetylize, acetyliseintroduce an acetyl group into (a chemical compound)
English > acetylate: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningReceive substitution of an acetyl group.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"the compounds acetylated"
Synonymsacetylize, acetylise
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Catalanacetificar
Nounsacetylthe organic group of acetic acid (CH3CO-)
acetylationthe process of introducing an acetyl group into a compound
English > acetylate: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningintroduce an acetyl group into (a chemical compound) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsacetylize, acetylise
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Catalanacetificar
Nounsacetylthe organic group of acetic acid (CH3CO-)
acetylationthe process of introducing an acetyl group into a compound

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