acetyl radical

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Noun1.acetyl radical - the organic group of acetic acid (CH3CO-)acetyl radical - the organic group of acetic acid (CH3CO-)
acyl, acyl group - any group or radical of the form RCO- where R is an organic group; "an example of the acyl group is the acetyl group"
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Castro, "Rat ventral prostate xanthine oxidaseg-mediated metabolism of acetaldehyde to acetyl radical," Human and Experimental Toxicology, vol.
The observed reactive deleterious reaction products included hydroxyl, 1-hydroxyethyl, and acetyl radicals [2-8].
Generally for a tertiary alkyl ketone, it is very common to undergo Norrish I cleavage and produce corresponding tertiary carbon free radical with leaving of acetyl radical. As shown in Scheme 4, the tertiary carbon free radical generated through Norrish I cleavage may give product A by hydrogen abstraction from solvent molecule, product B by interaction with oxygen, hydrogen abstraction, and peroxide fragment, and product C by dehydrogenation.