myristoyl etymology

English word myristoyl comes from English myristic acid, English oxygen

Detailed word origin of myristoyl

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
myristic acid English (eng) (fatty acid) A saturated fatty acid, CH3(CH2)12COOH, tetradecanoic acid, found in both animal and vegetable oils and fats; used in the manufacture of soap, cosmetics etc.
oxygen English (eng) (countable) An atom of this element.. (medicine) A mixture of oxygen and other gases, administered to a patient to help him or her to breathe.. A chemical element (symbol O) with an atomic number of 8 and relative atomic mass of 15.9994.. Molecular oxygen (O2), a colorless, odorless gas at room temperature.
myristoyl English (eng) (organic chemistry, especially in combination) The univalent radical derived from myristic acid by loss of the hydroxy group.

Words with the same origin as myristoyl

Descendants of myristic acid
dimyristoyl myristoylation myristylate
Descendants of oxygen
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