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Term Information

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
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
Catalysis of the transfer of a methyl group to a DNA molecule. Source: ISBN:0198506732, GOC:jl, PMID:7862522
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0009008 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of DNA-methyltransferase activity (GO:0009008)
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DNA-methyltransferase activity [is_a relation] is_a  catalytic activity, acting on DNA (GO:0140097)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [is_a relation] is_a  methyltransferase activity (GO:0008168)
DNA-methyltransferase activity [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  DNA methylation (GO:0006306)
Children of DNA-methyltransferase activity (GO:0009008)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
site-specific DNA-methyltransferase (adenine-specific) activity (GO:0009007) [is_a relation] is_a  DNA-methyltransferase activity
DNA (cytosine-5-)-methyltransferase activity (GO:0003886) [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
Reactome
R-HSA-5227490