acetyl coenzyme A


acetyl coenzyme A

noun

Definition of ACETYL COENZYME A

:  a compound C25H38N7O17P3S formed as an intermediate in metabolism and active as a coenzyme in biological acetylations

First Known Use of ACETYL COENZYME A

1952

acetyl coenzyme A

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ACETYL COENZYME A

: a compound C25H38N7O17P3S formed as an intermediate in metabolism and active as a coenzyme in biological acetylations

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