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alkylate

 [al´kĭ-lāt]
to cause the substitution of an alkyl group for an active hydrogen atom in an organic compound; see also alkylating agents.

alkylate

(al′kĭ-lāt″)
1. To introduce one or more alkyl groups into a compound.
2. To provide therapy with an alkylating agent.

alkylate

to treat with an alkylating agent.
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When the second reagent is added, CABA is released and alkylates the sulfhydryl groups of Hcy and Cys.
About 3,600 barrels of alkylates are produced daily at Lytton.