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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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When compared with cobalt boron acylate none of these systems tested gave satisfactory adhesion to zinc coated steel wire (refs.
A second transgene coding for coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) LPAAT, which acylates laurate into the sn-2 position was introduced into the FabB transgenic plants to increase the C12:0 level.

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