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the chemical group or radical -CH3.
methyl salicylate a natural or synthetic oil with a characteristic wintergreen odor and taste; used as a counterirritant in ointments or liniments for muscle pain and also as a flavoring agent. Called also wintergreen oil.

meth·yl (Me),

The moiety, -CH3.
[G. methy, wine, + hylē, wood]


The radical, -CH3.
[G. methy, wine, + hylē, wood]
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However, in a swift reaction to the announcement made by NAFDAC on methyl bromide ban, the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS), an agency under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, argued that the use of the agrochemical is still permissible for controlled quarantine due to lack of suitable alternatives in Nigeria.
Methyl orange is water soluble azo dye used as pH indicator and also has many applications in industries.
19 turned out to be methyl benzoate, a compound approved by the U.S.
The first reports on the preparation of methyl cellulose and its derivate originate from Lilienfeld[3] and Dreyfus [2].
During and immediately after regulatory review for approved use in California, methyl iodide met considerable opposition from public health, environmental and farmworker advocacy groups, which organized several protests, public hearings and over 53,000 written comments opposing its registration.
Results: Methyl syringate suppressed hypoxia-induced COX-2 protein and mRNA expression and promoter activity and reduced hypoxia-induced cell migration and invasion and secretion of vascular endothelial growth factor.
According to the company's CEO Gary Rojewski, its preclinical batch of methyl amooranin has been completed and this batch will allow to move forward in beginning to conduct the required toxicology rat studies for submitting an Investigational New Drug Application (IND) to the US FDA.
All four patients underwent two hemodialysis procedures when methyl bromide toxicity became the leading diagnostic consideration.
Strawberry puree edible films were used as carriers for the controlled release of carvacrol and methyl cinnamate antimicrobial vapors, without direct contact with the product.
Several human poisoning case studies indicate that high levels of acute methyl bromide exposure are associated with dermal burns, neurological impairment, and death (Breeman 2009; Langard et al.
The mixture's first component contains a-sulfofatty acid methyl esters derived from a natural fat or oil, while the second component is comprised of a-sulfofatty acid methyl esters comprising predominantly C16, C18, or C16 and C18 chain lengths.