thioester

noun

thio·​es·​ter ˌthī-ō-ˈes-tər How to pronounce thioester (audio)
: an ester formed by uniting a carboxyl group of one compound (as acetic acid) with a sulfhydryl group of another (as coenzyme A)

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“Thioester.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thioester. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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