methyl group

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Synonyms for methyl group

the univalent radical CH3- derived from methane

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0 Hz) was due to methyl groups attached to the C-10 and a 2H triplet at I' 1.
Structurally, TMG consists of the amino acid glycine with three methyl groups attached to it.
Reduced dietary intake or low-tissue levels of the sulphur amino acids methionine and cysteine have been associated with higher risk for developing malignancies due to their pivotal roles in methyl group metabolism and maintenance of redox status at cellular level.
93 which could be assigned to the methyl group protons at C-4.
The number of methyl groups can be increased or decreased by life experiences, as well as infections and environmental exposures.
Those nutrients provided methyl groups that increased the methylation of the agouti gene.
Among many steroids tested, those possessing a carbonyl group at position 3, a methyl group at 7, a hydroxyl group at positions 1, 2, 4, 11, or 19, or a saturated B ring, with or without a 4-5 double bond, were inactive.
Choline and folic acid are methyl donors; folic acid has to take methyl group before liberating methyl group; while, choline first has to be activated and then converted to betaine before methyl groups are liberated to fulfill the methylation function (McKeever et al.
One mystery is where and how elemental mercury (Hg) takes on a methyl group (C[H.
His team used RNAi, an enzyme needed for adding the methyl group to DNA in honeybee larvae.
DNA methylation is the addition of a methyl group ( CH3) to cytosine.
Betaine donates its labile methyl group which can be used in transmethylation reactions for synthesis of substances like carnitine and creatine (e.
They analyzed the behavior of two tumor-suppressing genes, p16 and FHIT, that are silenced or damaged in the early stages of cancer development, and tracked whether the genes were silenced by methylation, the attachment of a chemical methyl group to an atom or molecule, which in this case, eventually leads to the function of a gene shutting down.
It is interesting to note that compound 9, which has strong NO inhibition, has a hydroxyl and a methoxyl at ortho position to the methyl group at C-12.
The antistatic coating film features a polymer with a polymerized unit represented by the following formula (1): wherein R1 and R2 each independently represent a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, R3 represents an alkylene group having 2 to 10 carbon atoms, R4 and R5 each independently represent an alkyl group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms, R6 represents a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms or a hydroxyalkyl group having 2 to 10 carbon atoms, and Y-represents a halogen ion, a halogenated alkyl ion, a nitrate ion, a sulfate ion, an alkyl sulfate ion, a sulfonate ion or an alkyl sulfonate ion.