acetyl, acetyl group, acetyl radical, ethanoyl group, ethanoyl radical(noun)
the organic group of acetic acid (CH3CO-)
The univalent radical CHCO- derived from acetic acid.
Origin: From acētum "vinegar" + ὕλη (hylē) "substance".
a complex, hypothetical radical, composed of two parts of carbon to three of hydrogen and one of oxygen. Its hydroxide is acetic acid
Origin: [L. acetum vinegar + Gr. substance. See -yl.]
In organic chemistry, acetyl is a functional group, the acyl with chemical formula COCH3. It is sometimes represented by the symbol Ac. The acetyl group contains a methyl group single-bonded to a carbonyl. The carbonyl center of an acyl radical has one nonbonded electron with which it forms a chemical bond to the remainder R of the molecule. In IUPAC nomenclature, acetyl is called ethanoyl, although this term is rarely heard. The acetyl moiety is a component of many organic compounds, including the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, acetyl-CoA, acetylcysteine, and the analgesics acetaminophen and acetylsalicylic acid.
A compound an functional group with a known formula.
In organic chemistry, acetyl is a functional group and compound.
The numerical value of Acetyl in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Acetyl in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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