OBO ID: CHEBI:40574
Term Name: acetyl group Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • -C(O)CH3
  • 1-oxoethanido
  • Ac
  • acetal group
  • aceto-
  • acetyl
  • ACETYL GROUP
  • acetyl residue
  • CH3-CO-
  • ethanoyl
Definition: A group, formally derived from acetic acid by dehydroxylation, which is fundamental to the biochemistry of all forms of life. When bound to coenzyme A, it is central to the metabolism of carbohydrates and fats.
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Ontology: Chebi
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