demethylation
noun see demethylate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Demethylation — is the chemical process resulting in the removal a of methyl group (CH3) from a molecule. A common way of demethylation is the replacement of a methyl group by a hydrogen atom, resulting in a net loss of one carbon and two hydrogen atoms. In… …   Wikipedia

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  • demethylation — The enzymatic removal of methyl groups. * * * de·meth·yl·a·tion (.)dē .me thə lā shən n the process of removing a methyl group from a chemical compound de·meth·yl·ate ( )dē me thə .lāt vt, at·ed; at·ing * * * de·meth·yl·a·tion (de… …   Medical dictionary

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  • DNA demethylation — is a process of removal of methyl group from nucleotide in DNA. DNA demethylation could be passive and active. Passive process takes place in the absence of methylation of newly synthesised DNA strands by DNMT1 during several replication rounds… …   Wikipedia

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  • Demethylase — Demethylases are enzymes that remove methyl (CH3 ) groups from proteins and other substances. They are used in a variety of processes, such as in chemotaxis signal transduction. Contents 1 Hydrolytic demethylation 2 Oxidative demethylation 3 See… …   Wikipedia

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