demethylation

noun

de·​meth·​yl·​a·​tion (ˌ)dē-ˌme-thə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce demethylation (audio)
: the process of removing a methyl group from a chemical compound
demethylate transitive verb
demethylated; demethylating

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“Demethylation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/demethylation. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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