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methylate

[′meth·ə‚lāt]
(organic chemistry)
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"I discovered I have the worst version of the mutation and my body doesn't methylate the way it's supposed to.
Enhanced N6AMT1 in UROtsa cells methylates [MMA.sup.III] to DMA.
HemK2 protein, encoded on human chromosome 21, methylates translation termination factor eRF1.
(1,3) To decrease serotonin production, the body methylates 5-hydroxytryptophan to bufotenine, a psychoactive chemical.