Meaning of acetylate

a•cet•y•late

Pronunciation: (u-set'l-āt"), [key]
— v., -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to introduce one or more acetyl groups into (a compound).
—v.i.
  1. to become acetylated.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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