acylate

(redirected from acylates)
Also found in: Dictionary.

acylate

(as′ĭ-lāt″) [ acyl]
To incorporate an acyl (alkanoyl) group into a chemical compound.
acylation (as″ĭ-lā′shŏn)
References in periodicals archive ?
This compound acylates side-chain lysine groups in proteins and alters protein structure and function.
An attempt to acylate a long-sitting waxy sample of the tetrahydroxy material was only partially successful on account of its resistance to solubilization even in the hot anhydride.