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Substance Name: Site-Specific DNA-Methyltransferase (Adenine-Specific)
RN: 69553-52-2


  • An enzyme responsible for producing a species-characteristic methylation pattern on adenine residues in a specific short base sequence in the host cell DNA. The enzyme catalyzes the methylation of DNA adenine in the presence of S-adenosyl-L-methionine to form DNA containing 6-methylaminopurine and S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine. EC
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Site-Specific DNA-Methyltransferase (Adenine-Specific)

MeSH Heading

  • Site-Specific DNA-Methyltransferase (Adenine-Specific)


  • DNA Adenine Methylases
  • DNA Modification Methylases (Adenine-Specific)
  • DNA Modification Methylases Adenine Specific
  • DNA-Adenine Methylases
  • Methylases, DNA-Adenine
  • Modification Methylases (Adenine Specific)
  • Modification Methylases (Adenine-Specific)
  • Site Specific Methyltransferases (Adenine Specific)
  • Site-Specific Methyltransferases (Adenine-Specific)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 69553-52-2

System Generated Number

  • 0069553522