methylate


meth·yl·ate

transitive verb \ˈme-thə-ˌlāt\
meth·yl·at·edmeth·yl·at·ing

Definition of METHYLATE

:  to introduce the methyl radical into
meth·yl·a·tion \ˌme-thə-ˈlā-shən\ noun
meth·yl·a·tor \ˈme-thə-ˌlā-tər\ noun

First Known Use of METHYLATE

1852

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