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Category:GO:0018024 ! histone-lysine N-methyltransferase activity

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DAG for GO:0018024id: GO:0018024

name: histone-lysine N-methyltransferase activity
namespace: molecular_function
def: "Catalysis of the reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + histone L-lysine = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + histone N6-methyl-L-lysine. The methylation of peptidyl-lysine in histones forms N6-methyl-L-lysine, N6,N6-dimethyl-L-lysine and N6,N6,N6-trimethyl-L-lysine derivatives." [EC:, RESID:AA0074, RESID:AA0075, RESID:AA0076]
synonym: "histone H1-specific S-adenosylmethionine:protein-lysine N-methyltransferase activity" EXACT [EC:]
synonym: "histone-lysine N-methylase activity" EXACT [GOC:mah]
synonym: "protein (lysine) methyltransferase activity" EXACT [EC:]
synonym: "protein methylase 3 activity" NARROW [EC:]
synonym: "protein methylase III activity" NARROW [EC:]
synonym: "protein methyltransferase II activity" NARROW [EC:]
synonym: "S-adenosyl-L-methionine:histone-L-lysine 6-N-methyltransferase activity" EXACT [EC:]
synonym: "S-adenosyl-L-methionine:histone-L-lysine N6-methyltransferase activity" EXACT [EC:]
xref: EC:
xref: RESID:AA0074
xref: RESID:AA0075
xref: RESID:AA0076
is_a: GO:0016279 ! protein-lysine N-methyltransferase activity
is_a: GO:0042054 ! histone methyltransferase activity
relationship: part_of: GO:0034968 ! histone lysine methylation


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