acylation

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acylation

(ˌeɪsaɪˈleɪʃən)
n
(Chemistry) the introduction into a chemical compound of an acyl group
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Noun1.acylation - the process of introducing an acyl group into a compoundacylation - the process of introducing an acyl group into a compound
acetylation - the process of introducing an acetyl group into a compound; "the acetylation of cyclooxygenase-2 by aspirin"
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process - (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
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The catalyst has high efficiency in the production of products in alkanoylation of alcohols and can be used in agriculture, foodstuff and medical industries.