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Category:GO:0003886 ! DNA (cytosine-5-)-methyltransferase activity

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DAG for GO:0003886id: GO:0003886

name: DNA (cytosine-5-)-methyltransferase activity
namespace: molecular_function
alt_id: GO:0008326
def: "Catalysis of the reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + DNA containing cytosine = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + DNA containing 5-methylcytosine." [EC:2.1.1.37]
comment: Note that EC:2.1.1.73 was deleted from EC as the reaction is performed by DNA (cytosine-5-)-methyltransferase (EC:2.1.1.37).
synonym: "cytosine 5-methyltransferase activity" RELATED [EC:2.1.1.37]
synonym: "cytosine DNA methylase activity" BROAD [EC:2.1.1.37]
synonym: "cytosine DNA methyltransferase activity" BROAD [EC:2.1.1.37]
synonym: "cytosine-specific DNA methyltransferase activity" RELATED [EC:2.1.1.37]
synonym: "deoxyribonucleic (cytosine-5-)-methyltransferase activity" RELATED [EC:2.1.1.37]
synonym: "deoxyribonucleic acid (cytosine-5-)-methyltransferase activity" RELATED [EC:2.1.1.37]
synonym: "deoxyribonucleic methylase activity" BROAD [EC:2.1.1.37]
synonym: "DNA 5-cytosine methylase activity" RELATED [EC:2.1.1.37]
synonym: "DNA cytosine C(5) methylase activity" RELATED [EC:2.1.1.37]
synonym: "DNA cytosine C5 methylase activity" RELATED [EC:2.1.1.37]
synonym: "DNA cytosine methylase activity" BROAD [EC:2.1.1.37]
synonym: "DNA-cytosine 5-methylase activity" RELATED [EC:2.1.1.37]
synonym: "DNA-cytosine methyltransferase activity" BROAD [EC:2.1.1.37]
synonym: "methylphosphotriester-DNA methyltransferase activity" RELATED [EC:2.1.1.37]
synonym: "modification methylase activity" RELATED [EC:2.1.1.37]
synonym: "restriction-modification system activity" RELATED [EC:2.1.1.37]
synonym: "S-adenosyl-L-methionine:DNA (cytosine-5-)-methyltransferase activity" RELATED [EC:2.1.1.37]
synonym: "site-specific DNA-methyltransferase (cytosine-specific) activity" NARROW [EC:2.1.1.37]
synonym: "type II DNA methylase activity" RELATED [EC:2.1.1.37]
xref: EC:2.1.1.37
xref: MetaCyc:2.1.1.73-RXN
xref: RHEA:13681
is_a: GO:0008757 ! S-adenosylmethionine-dependent methyltransferase activity
is_a: GO:0009008 ! DNA-methyltransferase activity
relationship: part_of: GO:0090116 ! C-5 methylation of cytosine

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0003886</GOterm>
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