Methylation D008745

Phenomena and Processes [G] » Chemical Phenomena [G02] » Biochemical Phenomena » Alkylation » Methylation

Phenomena and Processes [G] » Chemical Phenomena [G02] » Organic Chemistry Phenomena » Alkylation » Methylation

Phenomena and Processes [G] » Metabolism [G03] » Alkylation » Methylation

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Addition of methyl groups. In histo-chemistry methylation is used to esterify carboxyl groups and remove sulfate groups by treating tissue sections with hot methanol in the presence of hydrochloric acid. (From Stedman, 25th ed)   MeSH

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DNA Methylation
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