Definitions

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  • noun a methyl radical with a hydroxyl group replacing one of the hydrogen atoms.

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  • noun organic chemistry, especially in combination The univalent radical HO-CH2-

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  • noun a methyl with hydroxide replacing the hydrogen atoms

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Examples

  • By blocking the enzyme HMG Co-A reductase hydroxymethyl glutaric acid-CoA reductase which is responsible for transforming HMG to mevalonate.

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  • When cotton sleepwear has been treated with flame retardants, this typically is done with tetrakis hydroxymethyl phosphonium THP salts, which are said to be both effective and safe from a general health stand-point.

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  • When cotton sleepwear has been treated with flame retardants, this typically is done with tetrakis hydroxymethyl phosphonium THP salts, which are said to be both effective and safe from a general health stand-point.

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  • When cotton sleepwear has been treated with flame retardants, this typically is done with tetrakis hydroxymethyl phosphonium THP salts, which are said to be both effective and safe from a general health stand-point.

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  • When cotton sleepwear has been treated with flame retardants, this typically is done with tetrakis hydroxymethyl phosphonium THP salts, which are said to be both effective and safe from a general health stand-point.

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  • It can even distinguish between a methyl and a hydroxymethyl group.

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  • One of the most common buffers used in molecular and cell biology labs is "Tris," short for a base called tris (hydroxymethyl) aminomethane.

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  • It can even distinguish between a methyl and a hydroxymethyl group.

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  • The original compound that was isolated is pyridoxine, named due to its structural similarity with pyridine, but possessing an additional hydroxymethyl group in the para position.

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  • The original compound that was isolated is pyridoxine, named due to its structural similarity with pyridine, but possessing an additional hydroxymethyl group in the para position.

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