acetylate


acet·y·late

verb \ə-ˈse-təl-ˌāt\
acet·y·lat·edacet·y·lat·ing

Definition of ACETYLATE

transitive verb
:  to introduce the acetyl radical into (a compound)
acet·y·la·tion \-ˌse-təl-ˈā-shən\ noun
acet·y·la·tive \-ˈset-əl-ˌā-tiv\ adjective

First Known Use of ACETYLATE

1864

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