acylation

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acylation

[‚as·ə′lā·shən]
(organic chemistry)
Any process whereby the acyl group is incorporated into a molecule by substitution.
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It was found that three acylating agents (acetic anhydride and s uccinic anhydride and benzoyl chloride) and ( -)-a rctigenin were added into the methylene dichloride heated at 38-40 and acylations were performed at the C -OH (C4') (Sche me-2).