name: histone methyltransferase activity (H3-K27 specific)
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def: "Catalysis of the reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + histone H3 L-lysine (position 27) = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + histone H3 N6-methyl-L-lysine (position 27). This reaction is the addition of a methyl group onto lysine at position 27 of the histone H3 protein." [GOC:ai]
synonym: "histone lysine N-methyltransferase activity (H3-K27 specific)" EXACT 
synonym: "histone methylase activity (H3-K27 specific)" EXACT [GOC:mah]
is_a: GO:0018024 ! histone-lysine N-methyltransferase activity
relationship: part_of: GO:0070734 ! histone H3-K27 methylation
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