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Methylation

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)

Year introduced: 1968

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    Tree Number(s): G02.111.035.538, G02.607.094.538, G03.059.538

    MeSH Unique ID: D008745

    Entry Terms:

    • Methylations

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