methyl group

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Noun1.methyl group - the univalent radical CH3- derived from methane
alkyl, alkyl group, alkyl radical - any of a series of univalent groups of the general formula CnH2n+1 derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons
aminomethane - a methyl with the hydrogen atom replaced by an amino radical
hydroxymethyl - a methyl with hydroxide replacing the hydrogen atoms
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This fragmented ion further loses methyl group (-CH3) to produce an ion at m/z 231(C13H13NO3).
This indicates that a lot of the hydrogen on nitrogen of tetrazole ring in P(MVT-VT) is substituted by methyl group.
Caption: Methylation is the attachment of a methyl group to DNA at regions where cytosine and guanine bases are paired.
SAM-e functions as the sole principal methyl group donor in a variety of reactions in the body as a component of cellular methylation reactions.
com)-- Silicone Fluids are branched polymers which have Silicone and oxygen atoms alternating in a chain, with a methyl group or a phenyl group attached with the Si and O atoms.
The process of methylation is made possible by the transfer of a methyl group (one carbon and three hydrogen ions) between compounds.
The 1H NMR spectrum of compound (1) revealed presence of eight methyl group signals at A 0.
No other factors were known to play a role until researchers and biochemists Aharon Razin and Howard Cedar, from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, gained recognition by discovering that genes could be modulated by methyl group structures.
Dow Corning Corporation has been awarded a patent for a method of forming an antireflective coating (ARC) on an electronic device comprised of applying to an electronic device an ARC composition comprised of a silsesquioxane resin having the formula (PhSi0(3-x)/2(OH) x)mHSi0(3-x)/2(OH)x)n(MeSi0(3-x)/2(OH)x)p where Ph is a phenyl group, Me is a methyl group, x has a value of 0, 1 or 2; m has a value of 0.
A common example is a methyl group (which consists of a carbon atom bonded to three hydrogen atoms).
In dipolar nuclei, these show up as a single peak in the spectrum: a good example is the three identical hydrogens in a methyl group.