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Protein-Arginine N-Methyltransferases MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Protein-Arginine N-Methyltransferases
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.913.555.500.800.750
Unique ID
D011484
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011484
Scope Note
Enzymes that catalyze the methylation of arginine residues of proteins to yield N-mono- and N,N-dimethylarginine. This enzyme is found in many organs, primarily brain and spleen.
Entry Term(s)
(Myelin Basic Protein)-Arginine N-Methyltransferase
Arginine Methylase
Myelin Basic Protein (Arginine) Methyltransferase
Protein Arginine Methyltransferase
Protein Methylase I
Protein Methyltransferase I
Protein-Arginine N-Methyltransferase
Type I Protein Arginine Methyltransferase
Type I Protein Arginine N-Methyltransferase
Type II Protein Arginine Methyltransferase
Registry Number
EC 2.1.1.319
Related Numbers
EC 2.1.1.320
EC 2.1.1.321
CAS Type 1 Name
S-Adenosyl-L-methionine:protein-L-arginine N-methyltransferase
Previous Indexing
Arginine (1966-1976)
Methyltransferases (1971-1976)
Proteins (1966-1976)
specific protein(1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note
2010; see PROTEIN-ARGININE N-METHYLTRANSFERASE 1998-2009; see PROTEIN-ARGININE METHYLTRANSFERASE 1991-1997; see PROTEIN METHYLTRANSFERASES 1977-1990
History Note
2010 (1977)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/05/21
Revision Date
2018/01/10
Protein-Arginine N-Methyltransferases Preferred
Type I Protein Arginine Methyltransferase Narrower
Type II Protein Arginine Methyltransferase Narrower
Myelin Basic Protein (Arginine) Methyltransferase Narrower
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