Term Information [More information on DNA methylation]

Accession
GO:0006306
Name
DNA methylation
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
None
Definition
The covalent transfer of a methyl group to either N-6 of adenine or C-5 or N-4 of cytosine. Source: GOC:ems, ISBN:0198506732
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0006306 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of DNA methylation (GO:0006306)
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DNA methylation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
DNA methylation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
DNA methylation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) metabolic process (GO:0008152)
DNA methylation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular metabolic process (GO:0044237)
DNA methylation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) nitrogen compound metabolic process (GO:0006807)
DNA methylation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic substance metabolic process (GO:0071704)
DNA methylation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular aromatic compound metabolic process (GO:0006725)
DNA methylation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular nitrogen compound metabolic process (GO:0034641)
DNA methylation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) heterocycle metabolic process (GO:0046483)
DNA methylation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic cyclic compound metabolic process (GO:1901360)
DNA methylation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) primary metabolic process (GO:0044238)
DNA methylation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) macromolecule metabolic process (GO:0043170)
DNA methylation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) nucleobase-containing compound metabolic process (GO:0006139)
DNA methylation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular macromolecule metabolic process (GO:0044260)
DNA methylation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) nucleic acid metabolic process (GO:0090304)
DNA methylation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) DNA metabolic process (GO:0006259)
DNA methylation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) macromolecule modification (GO:0043412)
DNA methylation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) DNA modification (GO:0006304)
DNA methylation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) methylation (GO:0032259)
DNA methylation [is_a relation] is_a  DNA alkylation (GO:0006305)
DNA methylation [is_a relation] is_a  DNA methylation or demethylation (GO:0044728)
DNA methylation [is_a relation] is_a  macromolecule methylation (GO:0043414)
Children of DNA methylation (GO:0006306)
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DNA methylation involved in embryo development (GO:0043045) [is_a relation] is_a  DNA methylation
DNA methylation involved in gamete generation (GO:0043046) [is_a relation] is_a  DNA methylation
DNA methylation on adenine (GO:0032775) [is_a relation] is_a  DNA methylation
DNA methylation on cytosine (GO:0032776) [is_a relation] is_a  DNA methylation
DNA-methyltransferase activity (GO:0009008) [part_of relation] part_of  DNA methylation
regulation of DNA methylation (GO:0044030) [regulates relation] regulates  DNA methylation
RNA-directed DNA methylation (GO:0080188) [is_a relation] is_a  DNA methylation
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