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GO:0009008 DNA-methyltransferase activity

Term Information

ID GO:0009008
Name DNA-methyltransferase activity
Ontology Molecular Function
Definition Catalysis of the transfer of a methyl group to a DNA molecule.
GONUTS GO:0009008 Wiki Page

Synonyms

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Type Synonym
exact deoxyribonucleic acid methyltransferase activity
exact deoxyribonucleic acid methylase activity
related Type II DNA methylase
exact deoxyribonucleate methyltransferase activity
exact DNA methyltransferase activity
exact DNA transmethylase activity
exact deoxyribonucleate methylase activity
broad DNA methylase
related deoxyribonucleic acid modification methylase activity

Annotation Guidance

Usage of this term is subject to the following annotation guidelines:
Annotation Guidelines
Annotating to catalytic activities using the IPI evidence codeLink
Describing enzyme functions that catalyse multi-stage reactionsLink

Taxon Constraints

The use of this term should conform to the following taxon constraints:
Taxon Rule Ancestor GO ID Ancestor GO Term Name Relationship Taxon ID Taxon Reference(s)
GOTAX:0000461 GO:0006306 DNA methylation never_in_taxon 4930 Saccharomyces
GOTAX:0000463 GO:0006306 DNA methylation never_in_taxon 4895 Schizosaccharomyces
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Cross-references

Database ID
EC 2.1.1.-

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Child Terms

This table lists all terms that are direct descendants (child terms) of GO:0009008:
Relationship To GO:0009008 Child Term Child Term Name
Is a GO:0003886 DNA (cytosine-5-)-methyltransferase activity
Is a GO:0015667 site-specific DNA-methyltransferase (cytosine-N4-specific) activity
Is a GO:0009007 site-specific DNA-methyltransferase (adenine-specific) activity

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Co-occurring Terms

These tables show the number of times the term listed in the table has been co-annotated with GO:0009008. The terms are listed in descending order of number of times the term has been co-annotated.
The table on the left is calculated using both electronic and manual-evidenced annotations, while the table on the right is calculated using only manual-evidenced annotations.
Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0009008 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0009008 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

All changes

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2010-07-16 Added RELATION part of GO:0006306 (DNA methylation)
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION Catalysis of the transfer of a methyl group to a DNA molecule.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION Catalysis of the transfer of a methyl group to a DNA molecule.
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0008168 (methyltransferase activity)
2007-12-14 Added SYNONYM Type II DNA methylase
2007-09-06 Added SYNONYM DNA transmethylase activity
2007-09-06 Added SYNONYM deoxyribonucleate methylase activity
2007-09-06 Added SYNONYM deoxyribonucleate methyltransferase activity
2007-09-06 Added SYNONYM deoxyribonucleic acid methylase activity
2007-09-06 Added SYNONYM deoxyribonucleic acid methyltransferase activity
2007-09-06 Added SYNONYM deoxyribonucleic acid modification methylase activity
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM DNA methylase
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM DNA methyltransferase activity
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM DNA methylase
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM DNA methyltransferase activity
2005-05-01 Added SYNONYM DNA methyltransferase activity
2005-05-01 Added SYNONYM DNA methylase
2003-06-17 Added DEFINITION Catalysis of the transfer of a methyl group to a DNA molecule.
2003-03-19 Updated TERM DNA-methyltransferase activity
2002-02-06 Updated TERM DNA-methyltransferase
2001-04-03 Updated TERM DNA-methyltransferase
2001-03-30 Added XREF EC:2.1.1.-
2001-03-30 Added TERM DNA-methyltransferase

Term

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2003-03-19 Updated TERM DNA-methyltransferase activity
2002-02-06 Updated TERM DNA-methyltransferase
2001-04-03 Updated TERM DNA-methyltransferase
2001-03-30 Added TERM DNA-methyltransferase

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION Catalysis of the transfer of a methyl group to a DNA molecule.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION Catalysis of the transfer of a methyl group to a DNA molecule.
2007-12-14 Added SYNONYM Type II DNA methylase
2007-09-06 Added SYNONYM DNA transmethylase activity
2007-09-06 Added SYNONYM deoxyribonucleate methylase activity
2007-09-06 Added SYNONYM deoxyribonucleate methyltransferase activity
2007-09-06 Added SYNONYM deoxyribonucleic acid methylase activity
2007-09-06 Added SYNONYM deoxyribonucleic acid methyltransferase activity
2007-09-06 Added SYNONYM deoxyribonucleic acid modification methylase activity
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM DNA methylase
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM DNA methyltransferase activity
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM DNA methylase
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM DNA methyltransferase activity
2005-05-01 Added SYNONYM DNA methyltransferase activity
2005-05-01 Added SYNONYM DNA methylase
2003-06-17 Added DEFINITION Catalysis of the transfer of a methyl group to a DNA molecule.

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2010-07-16 Added RELATION part of GO:0006306 (DNA methylation)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0008168 (methyltransferase activity)

Cross-references

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2001-03-30 Added XREF EC:2.1.1.-
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