Definition of Methylxanthine

1. Noun. (chemistry) Any of a group of compounds formed through the methylation of xanthines, such as caffeine ¹



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Definition of Methylxanthine

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Methylxanthine

methylthiolase
methylthionine chloride
methylthiouracil
methyltocol
methyltransferase
methyltransferases
methyltrienolone
methyltrioxorhenium
methyltryptamine
methyltryptophan
methyltyramine
methyltyrosines
methylumbelliferone sulfatase
methylurea compounds
methyluridine
methylxanthine (current term)
methylxanthines
methyprylon
methyprylone
methysergide
methysergide maleate
methysergides
methyses
methysis
methysticin
methæmoglobin
metiamide
metic
metica

Literary usage of Methylxanthine

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1. Oxidations and Reductions in the Animal Body by Henry Drysdale Dakin (1922)
"Theobromine = 3, 7-dimethyl xanthine yields chiefly 3-methylxanthine when given to dogs and 7- methylxanthine when given to rabbits. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Alternatively, it le that this methylxanthine does not ... methylxanthine has been observed to potentiate the effect of ACTH upon cAMP levels in rat adrenal ..."

3. Text-book of Physiological Chemistry in Thirty Lectures by Emil Abderhalden (1908)
"... J-methylxanthine Paraxanthine = l:7-Di- - 7-Monomethyl- methylxanthine xanthine ~~ CH3 . N— CO CH3 I .CK3 | co c— N co c— NH ii - CH3. ..."

4. Text-book of Chemistry: Inorganic and Organic, with Toxicology; for Students by Rudolph August Witthaus (1919)
"With the xanthine reaction 1-methylxanthine gives an orange color; the others are negative. Theobromine, or 3, 7-dimethylxanthine, occurs in the seeds of ..."

5. Practical physiological chemistry: A Book Designed for Use in Courses in by Philip Bovier Hawk (1916)
"... hypoxanthine, paraxanthine, and i-methylxanthine. The main bulk of the purine base content of the urine is made up of paraxanthine, ..."

6. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"This is converted into 8-methylxanthine (VI.) as in the caffeine synthesis. The dry dipotassium salt of 8-methylxanthine is heated with methyl iodide when ..."

7. Practical physiological chemistry: A Book Designed for Use in Courses in by Philip Bovier Hawk (1916)
"... hypoxanthine, paraxanthine, and 1-methylxanthine. The main bulk of the purine base content of the urine is made up of paraxanthine, ..."

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