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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]


/meth·yl/ (meth´il) the chemical group or radical CH3—.
methyl methacrylate  a methyl ester of methacrylic acid, which polymerizes to form polymethyl methacrylate; used in the manufacture of acrylic resins and plastics.
methyl salicylate  a volatile oil with a characteristic wintergreen odor and taste; used as a flavoring agent and as a topical counterirritant for muscle pain.

methyl (Me)

the chemical radical CH3.


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


the monovalent radical, −CH3.

methyl alcohol
see methyl alcohol.
methyl bromide
a soil and grain fumigant. Poisoning by this compound causes incoordination and somnolence. Called also bromoethane.
methyl carbamate
methyl demeton
an organophosphorus insecticide. Called also methyl systox, oxydemeton-methyl.
methyl harmane (3-methyl)
carboline toxin found in plants.
methyl hydroxybenzoate
methyl p-hydroxybenzoate
a sex pheromone in the vaginal secretions of the bitch in estrus; it stimulates mounting behavior in dogs.
methyl orange
an orange-yellow aniline dye, used as an indicator with a pH range of 3.2-4.4 and a color change from pink to yellow.
methyl parathion
a very toxic organophosphorus insecticide.
methyl red test
a biochemical test for identification of enterobacteria.
methyl salicylate
a natural or synthetic wintergreen oil, used as a topical analgesic and as a clearing agent when mounting parasites. Called also oil of sweet birch.
methyl systox
see methyl demeton (above).
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On the other hand, certain factors may restrict the growth of methyl acrylate market, which include, rising raw material cost, constant challenges in the demand and supply side of the industrial chemicals, health hazards and the environmental impact of using methyl acrylate.
Even so, the treaty still allows limited use of methyl bromide in certain cases today.
Plants and microbes produce methyl halides naturally, but in amounts too small for commercial use.
Given the broad potential for exposure resulting from both dietary and consumer product use and its structural similarity to other carcinogenic allyl alkoxybenzenes, methyl eugenol was nominated for study by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.
In 2004, Szyf and his colleagues showed that rats that aren't adequately licked and groomed as babies end up with a methyl group on a gene that makes the glucocorticoid receptor, a brain cell-surface protein essential for the stress response.
The FDA and the EPA are in agreement with each other in their co-authored methyl mercury advisory from March 2004.
I'm not sure anyone has done more to find alternatives to methyl bromide.
The addition of a methyl side group on every other carbon atom in polyethylene gives us polypropylene and quickly complicates the infrared spectrum.
When methyl cellulose, cellulose sulfate, kaolin, and starch were added as filler, a fluorescent yellow-green color was observed.
Methyl halide compounds include methyl chloride, methyl bromide and methyl iodide, which become reactive agents when released into the atmosphere.
DK: Methyl bromide is a chemical fumigant applied prior to the planting of agricultural crops -- most notably, strawberries and tomatoes.
America has made a commitment to the world--for the protection of our planet's environment--to give up nearly every outdoor, on-farm use of one of agriculture's most versatile and effective chemicals: methyl bromide.