from The Century Dictionary.
- To introduce an acyl-group into; especially, to prepare an acyl derivative of an organic compound containing a hydroxyl- or amino-group.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb organic chemistry To add one or more
acylgroups to a compound.
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Indeed, the specificity of ERAT was unexpected; while highly active on GAM-proghrelin, it did not acylate POMC, proenkephalin,