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Descriptor English: Alkylation
Descriptor Spanish: Alquilación
Descriptor Portuguese: Alquilação
Descriptor French: Alkylation
Entry term(s): Alkylations
Tree number(s): G02.111.035
G02.607.094
G03.059
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000478
Scope note: The covalent bonding of an alkyl group to an organic compound. It can occur by a simple addition reaction or by substitution of another functional group.
Annotation: almost never IM; enzymatic alkylation: coord NIM with TRANSFERASES (IM) + substrate (NIM); METHYLATION & METHYLTRANSFERASES are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 66
History Note: 66
DeCS ID: 480
Unique ID: D000478
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/02
Alkylation - Preferred
Concept UI M0000722
Scope note The covalent bonding of an alkyl group to an organic compound. It can occur by a simple addition reaction or by substitution of another functional group.
Preferred term Alkylation
Entry term(s) Alkylations



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