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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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The associations between DLEC1 methylation and clinicopathological variables were shown in Table 1.
DLEC1 methylation was significantly higher in patients with recurrence, as compared with that in patients without recurrence (P = 0.012, Figurei).
CpG Methylation of miR-375 in Kazak and Han Populations.
Correlation between Promoter Methylation and the Expression of Plasma miR-375.
Epigenetics includes DNA methylation, histone modification, chromatin remodeling, and noncoding RNAs (ncRNAs).[1] DNA methylation is the covalent addition of methyl groups to DNA bases, typically the cytosine of 5'-C-phosphate-G-3' (CpG) dinucleotides.
These results may suggest that the [m.sup.5]C methylations are selectively methylate transcripts having functions.
We hypothesized that abnormal methylation of cytokine genes was likely to involve in the imbalance or change of CCI.
(10) The structure of the chromatin regulates transcription, and DNA methylation affects chromatin stability.
The methylation status of the genome is maintained by three methyltransferases (DNMT1, DNMT3a and DNMT3b) and by S-adenosyl-methionine donor.
Keywords: Internode cells; DNA methylation; Gene expression; Maize; MSAP.
In the present study, we designed a new primer set and assay conditions to determine the methylation status of PWS or AS patients in a rapid and closed-tube assay.