Medical Definition of Acylmercaptan bond

1. A high energy bond formed by the condensation of a carboxyl group (-COOH) and a mercaptan (or thiol) group (-SH); widely formed in the course of intermediary metabolism, notably in the oxidation of fats, where the -SH is part of coenzyme A and the -COOH is part of the fatty acid being oxidised. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acylmercaptan Bond

acylglycerol acylhydrolase
acylglycerols
acylglycerophosphate
acylglycerophosphocholine
acylglycerophosphoethanolamine
acylglycerophosphoglucose
acylglycerophosphoglycerol
acylglycerophosphoinositol
acylglycerophosphoserine
acylimine
acylimines
acyliminium
acylium
acyliums
acylmercaptan
acylmercaptan bond (current term)
acyloin
acyloins
acyloxy
acyloxyacyl hydrolase
acyloxyl
acyloxyls
acyloxys
acylphosphatidylethanolamine
acylphosphatidylethanolamines
acylpiperidines
acylpyridine
acylpyridines
acylpyrrole
acylpyrroles

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