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Definition of "methylated" [meth•yl•a•ted]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of methylate. (verb)
  • Denatured by the addition of methyl alcohol (adjective)
  • Subject to methylation (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "methylated" in a sentence
  • "The term methylated means that a substance has at least one special chemical group - called a methyl group - attached to it."
  • "I just use cotton buds soaked in methylated spirits."
  • "After two years, Clarke had figured out exactly where to place the cyclodextrin ring inside the nanopore to identify the passing bases.33 As an added bonus, the setup could also distinguish bases that have been methylated, that is, tagged with a small chemical group widely thought to be a crucial mechanism in regulating gene activity a field known as epigenomics."
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