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methylate

[′meth·ə‚lāt]
(organic chemistry)
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Sodium methylate is used in various applications including pharmaceuticals, polymers and agrochemicals synthesis, and has become the catalyst of choice for modern large-scale biodiesel production accounting for more than 80 percent of the biodiesel produced in North America.
This represents the first phase of expansion plans for sodium methylate and demonstrates our continuing commitment to the biodiesel industry, said Alexander Weber, general manager and vice president North America, Business Line Functional Solutions.
The UROtsa cell line, originally isolated from a primary culture of normal human uroepithelium, does not methylate arsenic because of the absence of AS3MT expression (Drobna et al.
The liver is considered a major site of arsenic methylation, although other tissues also have the capacity to methylate arsenic (Vahter 2002).
Scientists have identified enzymes that acetylate, deacetylate, phosphorylate, dephosphorylate, and methylate histones.
The finding made sense, Lindberg recalls: In wetlands, researchers had previously identified certain bacteria that methylate natural, inorganic mercury derived from minerals.
Researchers are now trying to figure out how microbes and ambient water chemistry can methylate mercury so prodigiously in one lake and ignore the metal in another.
2) The body methylates dopamine, dopa, 5-hydroxytryptophan, tyrosine, and other biochemicals as a temporary measure to prevent tissue damage.
breweri, the same enzyme instead methylates salicylic acid, producing methyl salicylate.