- the process of replacing a hydrogen atom with a methyl group.
Origin of methylation
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Higher levels of methylation were found in those who had committed suicide.Researchers Have Created a New Blood Test to Predict Risk of Suicide
July 30, 2014
He made the important discovery that some animals possess the power of methylation as well as of demethylation.The Toxicity of Caffein
It has been explained that by the methylation of rosaniline Hofmann obtained violet colouring-matters.
The methylation of aniline can obviously be carried out by the foregoing process only when beet-sugar residues are available.