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methylate

 [meth´ĭ-lāt]
1. a compound of methyl alcohol and a base.
2. to add a methyl group to a substance.

meth·yl·ate

(meth'i-lāt),
1. To mix with methanol.
2. To introduce a methyl group.
3. A compound in which a metal ion methyl replaces the alcoholic hydrogen of alcohol.
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2011), and identified overlaps with differentially methylated CpGs using BEDTools (Quinlan and Hall 2010).
Genomic DNA was extracted and bisulfite-converted according to a previous report.[18] The Infinium HumanMethylation450 BeadChip (Illumina Inc., San Diego, CA, USA) was used to screen the genome-wide aberrantly methylated loci in NSCL.[18],[19] The Methylation450 BeadChip technology has been widely used to detect aberrant gene methylation in some common multigene diseases.
Genome-wide putative methylated regions (PMR) in the LDM of swine were identified in a relatively conservative way based on biological replications.
For the mouse samples containing 3 biological replicates, the methylated sites are judged as FDR < 0.05 among all 3 replicates.
"The excise department has agreed to arrange methylated spirit and ethanol for us," he revealed.
Differentially methylated genes are organized in gene networks related to the cellular development, growth, and carbohydrate metabolism (Kwak et al., 2014).
The researchers found that while most transcription factors are incapable of binding to DNA sequences containing methylated cytosine, some transcription factors actually prefer the methylated version, including some factors that play a key role in embryonic development, and in the development of prostate and colorectal cancers.
The percentage of demethylation bands averaged 5.36% under low temperature induction while the methylated bands averaged 9.68% in P.
BARF1 and BHRF1 promoters in PT, GT39, GT38, C666-1, and Raji were all methylated (form M), while they were form M + U (methylated and unmethylated) in SNU719, B95-8, and OB.
Primers specific for methylated and unmethylated alleles in MSP were as specified previously [21].
In this study, for the first time, we comprehensively characterized the differences of genomewide DNA methylation expression regarding SCs before and after PNS injury by Methylated DNA Immunoprecipitation Sequencing (MeDIP-Seq).
In this work we applied GLAD-PCR assay for identification of the methylated RCGY sites in the regulatory regions of some downregulated genes associated with colorectal cancer (CRC).