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Methylation 101

What is methylation? Biochemically speaking, methylation is the process of adding or removing a methyl group – which is a single carbon attached to three hydrogens – to a molecule.  It is a simple chemical reaction that can totally alter the biology of a person – for better or worse – depending on where the methylation occurs. Methyl groups are chemically inert, but adding them to a protein (the process of methylation) changes how that protein behaves in major wa... Read More
Posted by Nichole Herms at Wednesday, July 6, 2022