the univalent group CH 3 −, derived from methane.
- Methyl green
methyl green n. A basic dye used as a chromatin stain, as a differential stain for RNA and DNA, and as a tracking dye for DNA in electrophoresis.
[me-thil-ik] /mɛˈθɪl ɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the .
[meth-uh l-hep-tuh-nohn] /ˌmɛθ əlˈhɛp təˌnoʊn/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless liquid, C 8 H 1 4 O, occurring in many essential oils and produced by synthesis: used in organic synthesis and in the manufacture of inexpensive perfumes.
[me-thil-i-dahyn] /mɛˈθɪl ɪˌdaɪn/ noun, Chemistry. 1. the trivalent group ≡CH.