Definition of Acetylate

1. Verb. Receive substitution of an acetyl group. "The compounds acetylated"

Exact synonyms: Acetylise, Acetylize
Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry
Generic synonyms: Change
Derivative terms: Acetyl, Acetylation, Acetyl



2. Verb. Introduce an acetyl group into (a chemical compound).
Exact synonyms: Acetylise, Acetylize
Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Acetyl, Acetylation, Acetyl

Definition of Acetylate

1. Verb. (chemistry) To react with acetic acid or one of its derivatives; to introduce one or more acetyl groups into a substance ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acetylate

1. [v -LATED, -LATING, -LATES]

Acetylate Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Acetylate Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Acetylate

acetyl sulfisoxazole
acetyl transacylase
acetyl value
acetylacetonate
acetylacetone
acetyladenylate
acetylajmaline
acetylajmaline acetylesterase
acetylamino
acetylaminofluorene
acetylaminopeptidase
acetylaminos
acetylase
acetylases
acetylate (current term)
acetylated
acetylates
acetylating
acetylation
acetylations
acetylative
acetylcarbromal
acetylcarnitine
acetylcholine
acetylcholine chloride
acetylcholine receptor
acetylcholine receptor antibodies
acetylcholine receptors
acetylcholines

Literary usage of Acetylate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Radical Theory in Chemistry by John Joseph Griffin (1858)
"... acetylate. 177. ZH,C«H5; C" HP O" . ... acetylate, if combined with HHO, would become ZH8 ..."

2. Quantitative Analysis by Edward Garfield Mahin (1914)
"The most desirable method is to acetylate the oil, wash free from acetic acid, saponify, liberate the fatty acids and acetic acid from the soap and then ..."

3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"... cyclopropanes in order of increasing thermo- dynamic stability was demonstrated. 1,1-Dimethyl- cyclopropane does not acetylate in this manner, ..."

4. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for ...edited by Peter M. Eller edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"Add 25 fjL acetic anhydride to acetylate the 2,4- and 2,6-toluenediamine and excess 1-(2- methoxyphenyl)piperazine. Allow 4 hours for completion of ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Acetylate

Search for Acetylate on Dictionary.com!Search for Acetylate on Thesaurus.com!Search for Acetylate on Google!Search for Acetylate on Wikipedia!

Search