transmethylation


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transmethylation

[¦tranz‚meth·ə′lā·shən]
(biochemistry)
A metabolic reaction in which a methyl group is transferred from one compound to another; methionine and choline are important donors of methyl groups.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Louis, MO, USA) was introduced into every sample before transmethylation to establish the individual fatty acid level in the sample.
Alkaline transmethylation of the fatty acids was performed according to Raes et al [15].
In this study, metabolites of the folate-dependent transmethylation and transsulfuration biochemical pathways of pregnant mothers were measured to determine whether or not the risk of having a child with autism could be predicted by her metabolic profile.
In the study, led by Juergen Hahn, Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York, metabolites of the folate-dependent transmethylation and transsulfuration biochemical pathways of pregnant mothers were measured to determine whether or not the risk of having a child with autism could be predicted by her metabolic profile.
In the study, led by Juergen Hahn, Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York, metabolites of the folate-dependent transmethylation and transsulfuration biochemical pathways of pregnant women were measured to determine whether the risk of having a child with autism could be predicted by her metabolic profile.
Sinefungin is an inhibitor of transmethylation reactions associated to DNA, RNA and Proteins.
This is an important co enzyme that carries the transmethylation reactions that takes place in liver.
Some plant disease resistance related proteins were identified in the samples: S-adenosylmethionine synthase (SAMS) is closely related to transmethylation, transaminopropyl and transsulfur physiological functions, participated in the synthesis of ethylene and polyamine.
Transmethylation procedure adapted from Caroline Gott (unpublished data--University of Delaware, Newark, DE) was also used in this study.
In this research, hydroxocobalamin (namely vitamin B12) had mutual effect with MTR and affected transmethylation of methyl cobalamin to HCY (homocysteine) and consequently it gave play to neuroprotection.
Simamaharnnop, "Continuous transmethylation of palm oil in an organic solvent," Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society, vol.
Nevertheless, it should be considered that in T2DM insulin-induced increments of methionine transmethylation, homocysteine transsulfuration, and clearance were markedly reduced [44].