Methyl

Science / Chemistry / Methyl: A group -CH3, derived from methane. For example, CH3Cl is 'methyl chloride' (systematic name: chloromethane); CH3OH is 'methyl alcohol' (systematic name: methanol).

Methylation

Science / Genetics / Methylation: Addition of a methyl group (-ch3) to dna or rna. MORE

Methylacetylene Propadiene

Business / Machine Shop / Methylacetylene Propadiene: A family of alternative fuel gases that are mixtures of two or more gases (propane, butane, butadiene, methylacetylene and propadiene). Methylacetylene propadiene is used for oxyfuel cutting, heating, MORE

Methyl Bromide

Business / Agriculture / Methyl Bromide: A fumigant used for soil treatment, to control pests in postharvest storage, for killing pests on fruits, vegetables, and grain going into export trade, for plant quarantine treatment, and for fumigat MORE

Methylmalonic Acidemia

Science / Genetics / Methylmalonic Acidemia: A group of conditions characterized by the inability to metabolize methylmalonic acid or by a defect in the metabolism of vitamin b12. MORE

Methyl Alcohol

Entertainment / Photography / Methyl Alcohol: Is a volatile, poisonous spirit commonly known as wood alcohol. Used as a substitute for pure alcohol in some photographic processes. MORE

Azo

Science / Chemistry / Azo: The azo group has the general structure Ar-N=N-Ar', where Ar and Ar' indicate substituted aromatic rings. Compounds containing the azo compounds are often intensely colored and are economically import MORE

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