Methylation Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Methylation.

  • 4 Encyclopedia Articles

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The Methylation Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (4)

1,560 words, approx. 6 pages
Methylation DNA methylation is a mechanism used to regulate genes and protect DNA from some types of cleavage. It is one of the regulatory processes that are referred to as epigenetic, in which an alt... Read more
784 words, approx. 3 pages
Methylation Addition of a methyl group (-CH3) to the DNA base, cytosine, creates a modified base called 5-methylcytosine, found in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes. This process is catalyzed by enzymes... Read more
101 words, approx. 1 pages
Biological Methylation The process by which a methyl radical (-CH3) is chemically combined with some other substance through the action of a living organism. One of the most environmentally important ... Read more
106 words, approx. 1 pages
Methylation A chemical reaction in which the methyl radical (-CH3) is added to some substance. The most common mechanism by which methylation occurs in the environment is biological methylation, which... Read more
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