methyltransferase meth·yl·trans·fer·ase (měth’əl-trāns’fə-rās’, -rāz’)
Any of several enzymes that catalyze the transfer of methyl groups from one compound to another. Also called transmethylase.
noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of a class of enzymes that catalyze the transfer of methyl groups from one molecule to another.
[meth-uh l-trahy-nahy-troh-ben-zeen, -ben-zeen] /ˈmɛθ əl traɪˌnaɪ troʊˈbɛn zin, -bɛnˈzin/ noun, Chemistry. 1. .
- Methyl violet
methyl violet n. Any of several basic dyes, such as gentian violet, that are derivatives of pararosaniline and are used as histological and bacteriological stains.
[meth-uh-sur-jahyd] /ˌmɛθ əˈsɜr dʒaɪd/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. an ergot alkaloid derivative, C 2 1 H 2 7 N 3 O 2 , used in the prophylaxis and treatment of migraine and cluster headaches.