acetyl : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  the organic group of acetic acid (CH3CO-)

  • For example, Dow sells aspirin (acetyl salicylic acid) by the barrel or sack, lets someone else put an advertised name on the drugstore package.
  • In 1904 he persuaded the company to start making and marketing acetyl salicylic acid tablets, which were well known in Europe.
News & Articles

  • Nimbus Discovery Presents Compelling Preclinical Proof of Concept Data on Novel ACC Allosteric Inhibitor ND-630
    Nimbus Discovery LLC, a biotechnology company discovering novel medicines against exciting but previously inaccessible drug targets, presented preclinical data today that show that the company’s Acetyl CoA Carboxylase allosteric inhibitor, ND-630, improves insulin sensitivity; produces a dose dependent reduction in whole body fat markers; and decreases triglycerides, fatty acids and cholesterol ...
    June 22, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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