CHEBI:40574 - acetyl group

Main ChEBI Ontology Automatic Xrefs Reactions Pathways Models
ChEBI Name acetyl group
ChEBI ID CHEBI:40574
Definition A group, formally derived from acetic acid by dehydroxylation, which is fundamental to the biochemistry of all forms of life. When bound to coenzyme A, it is central to the metabolism of carbohydrates and fats.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Submitter R. Stephan
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:40569, CHEBI:60340, CHEBI:22190
Download Molfile XML SDF
Formula C2H3O
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 43.04462
Monoisotopic Mass 43.018
ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing acetyl group (CHEBI:40574) is a univalent carboacyl group (CHEBI:27207)
acetyl group (CHEBI:40574) is substituent group from acetic acid (CHEBI:15366)
Incoming acetyl-[acyl-carrier protein] (CHEBI:17093) has part acetyl group (CHEBI:40574)
IUPAC Names
1-oxoethanido
acetyl
ethanoyl
Synonyms Sources
‒C(O)CH3 ChEBI
Ac IUPAC
acetal group ChEBI
aceto- SUBMITTER
ACETYL GROUP PDBeChem
acetyl residue ChEBI
CH3-CO- SUBMITTER
CH3‒CO‒ IUPAC
Manual Xref Database
ACE PDBeChem
View more database links
Citation Waiting for Citations Type Source
18795239 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
22 December 2010