Last modified on 25 November 2014, at 09:55

methylation

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

methyl + -ation

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

methylation (plural methylations)

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

  1. (chemistry) the addition of a methyl group to a molecule
  2. (genetics) the addition of a methyl group to cytosine and adenine residues in DNA that leads to the epigenetic modification of DNA and the reduction of gene expression and protein production

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit