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Methylation MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Methylation
Tree Number(s)
G02.111.035.538
G02.607.094.538
G03.059.538
Unique ID
D008745
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008745
Annotation
almost never IM; enzymatic methylation: coord NIM with METHYLTRANSFERASES (IM) + substrate (NIM) or specific methyltransferase (IM); DNA METHYLATION is also available
Scope Note
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)
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/30
Methylation Preferred
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