Methyl Group: Structure & Formula


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Which one of the following structures contains a methyl group?

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1. DNA methylation is a process in our body that works to regulate genes. Which of the following organic molecules are needed in this process?

2. Methyl groups are considered to form non-polar bonds with other molecules. How do you classify a non-polar bond?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Keep in mind you're going to be faced with questions on concepts concerning structures with methyl groups, gene regulation, non-polar bonds, and hydrophobicity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You should know you'll be examined precisely on:

  • Examples of structures with methyl groups
  • Molecules involved in DNA methylation
  • The classification of a non-polar bond
  • Hydrophobicity's definition
  • Names of different methyl groups

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about methyl groups
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding DNA methylation and interpret it correctly
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems on methyl group identification

Additional Learning

If you read our associated lesson, Methyl Group: Structure & Formula, you can learn a larger amount on related things such as:

  • The significance of methyl groups
  • Non-polar bonds
  • A methyl group's structure and formula
  • Functions of methyl groups