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CHEBI ONTOLOGY - ANNOTATIONS

The Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) ontology is downloaded weekly from EMBL-EBI at http://www.ebi.ac.uk/chebi/. The data is made available under the Creative Commons License (CC BY 3.0, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/). For more information see: Degtyarenko et al. (2008) ChEBI: a database and ontology for chemical entities of biological interest. Nucleic Acids Res. 36, D344–D350.

Term:acyl group
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Accession:CHEBI:22221 term browser browse the term
Definition:An organic group formed by removing one or more hydroxy groups from an oxoacid that has the general structure RkE(=O)l(OH)m (l =/= 0). Although the term is almost always applied to organic compounds, with carboxylic acid as the oxoacid, acyl groups can in principle be derived from other types of acids such as sulfonic acids or phosphonic acids.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: alkanoyl
 related_synonym: acyl groups;   alkanoyl group;   groupe acyle



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      CHEBI ontology 19844
        chemical entity 19842
          group 19800
            organic group 18937
              acyl group 17703
                carboacyl group + 17703
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      CHEBI ontology 19844
        subatomic particle 19842
          composite particle 19842
            hadron 19842
              baryon 19842
                nucleon 19809
                  atomic nucleus 19842
                    atom 19842
                      group 19800
                        organic group 18937
                          acyl group 17703
                            carboacyl group + 17703
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