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Relating to or being the simplest hydrocarbon unit, CH3, that can occur as a substituent in an organic compound or as an ion or radical.

[French méthyle, back-formation from méthylène, methylene; see methylene.]

me·thyl′ic (mə-thĭl′ĭk) adj.
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Abbreviations EtOH ethylic alcohol; MeOH methylic alcohol; DER drug extraction ratio; MIA monoiodoacetate; CCl chronic constriction injury; ddC 2',3'-dideoxycytidine; PGE2 prostaglandin E2; TNF-alpha tumor necrosis factor alpha; IL-1 interleukin 1; NFkB nuclear factor of kappa light polypeptide gene enhancer in B cells
Identification of the peaks has been achieved by comparing the time length of their retention with those of the pure standard compounds (Sigma) and the quantification of acids has been carried out in relation to heptadecanoic acid methylic ether as internal standard.
To facilitate the drying, the use of low-boiling point solvents, such as acetone, methylic or isopropylic alcohols, methylethylketone, chloroform, and fluorinated or chlorinated solvents as well as detergent aqueous solutions, is recommended.