What is another word for acetyl?

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[ ˈasɪtˌa͡ɪl], [ ˈasɪtˌa‍ɪl], [ ˈa_s_ɪ_t_ˌaɪ_l]

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Acetyl is a generic term used to describe a group of compounds with a carbon atom double bonded to an nitrogen atom. This group includes natural compounds such as citric acid and acetic acid as well as artificial compounds such as acetone and acetylsalicylic acid. These compounds have a sour, fruity taste and are used in foods, beverages, and pharmaceuticals.

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