Methyladenine glycosylase (IPR005019)

Short name: Adenine_glyco

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

Family relationships


This family of methyladenine glycosylases includes DNA-3-methyladenine glycosylase I (EC: which acts as a base excision repair enzyme by severing the glycosylic bond of numerous damaged bases. The enzyme is constitutively expressed and is specific for the alkylated 3-methyladenine DNA.

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0006284 base-excision repair

Molecular Function

GO:0008725 DNA-3-methyladenine glycosylase activity

Cellular Component

No terms assigned in this category.

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.