Meaning of ACETYLATE in English

ACETYLATE

— acetylation , n. — acetylative , adj.

/euh set"l ayt'/ , v. , acetylated, acetylating . Chem.

v.t.

1. to introduce one or more acetyl groups into (a compound).

v.i.

2. to become acetylated.

Also, acetylize .

[ 1905-10; ACETYL + -ATE 1 ]

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