Term Information [More information on DNA-methyltransferase activity]

Accession
GO:0009008
Name
DNA-methyltransferase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
DNA methyltransferase activity, DNA transmethylase activity, deoxyribonucleate methylase activity, deoxyribonucleate methyltransferase activity, deoxyribonucleic acid methylase activity, deoxyribonucleic acid methyltransferase activity, Type II DNA methylase, deoxyribonucleic acid modification methylase activity, DNA methylase
Definition
Catalysis of the transfer of a methyl group to a DNA molecule. Source: ISBN:0198506732, GOC:jl
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0009008 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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Ancestors of DNA-methyltransferase activity (GO:0009008)
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DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) metabolic process (GO:0008152)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular metabolic process (GO:0044237)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) nitrogen compound metabolic process (GO:0006807)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) organic substance metabolic process (GO:0071704)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular aromatic compound metabolic process (GO:0006725)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular nitrogen compound metabolic process (GO:0034641)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) heterocycle metabolic process (GO:0046483)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) organic cyclic compound metabolic process (GO:1901360)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) primary metabolic process (GO:0044238)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) macromolecule metabolic process (GO:0043170)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) nucleobase-containing compound metabolic process (GO:0006139)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular macromolecule metabolic process (GO:0044260)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) nucleic acid metabolic process (GO:0090304)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) DNA metabolic process (GO:0006259)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) macromolecule modification (GO:0043412)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) DNA modification (GO:0006304)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) methylation (GO:0032259)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) transferase activity (GO:0016740)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) DNA alkylation (GO:0006305)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) DNA methylation or demethylation (GO:0044728)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) macromolecule methylation (GO:0043414)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) transferase activity, transferring one-carbon groups (GO:0016741)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [part_of relation] part_of  DNA methylation (GO:0006306)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [is_a relation] is_a  methyltransferase activity (GO:0008168)
Children of DNA-methyltransferase activity (GO:0009008)
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DNA (cytosine-5-)-methyltransferase activity (GO:0003886) [is_a relation] is_a  DNA-methyltransferase activity
site-specific DNA-methyltransferase (adenine-specific) activity (GO:0009007) [is_a relation] is_a  DNA-methyltransferase activity
site-specific DNA-methyltransferase (cytosine-N4-specific) activity (GO:0015667) [is_a relation] is_a  DNA-methyltransferase activity
EC
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