EC - [cytochrome c]-lysine N-methyltransferase

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Accepted name:
[cytochrome c]-lysine N-methyltransferase
Other names:
cytochrome c (lysine) methyltransferase
cytochrome c methyltransferase
cytochrome c-specific protein methylase III
cytochrome c-specific protein-lysine methyltransferase
S-adenosyl-L-methionine:[cytochrome c]-L-lysine 6-N-methyltransferase
Systematic name:
S-adenosyl-L-methionine:[cytochrome c]-L-lysine N6-methyltransferase



One of a group of enzymes methylating proteins; see also EC histone-lysine N-methyltransferase and EC calmodulin-lysine N-methyltransferase.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0000277
CAS Registry Number: 82047-78-7


  1. Durban, E., Nochumson, S., Kim, S. and Paik, W.K.
    Cytochrome c-specific protein-lysine methyltransferase from Neurospora crassa. Purification, characterization, and substrate requirements.
    J. Biol. Chem. 253: 1427-1435 (1978). [PMID: 203592]
  2. Nochumson, S., Durban, E., Sangduk, K. and Paik, W.K.
    Cytochrome c-specific protein methylase III from Neurospora crassa.
    Biochem. J. 165: 11-18 (1977). [PMID: 196592]
  3. Valentine, J. and Pettigrew, G.W.
    A cytochrome c methyltransferase from Crithidia oncopelti.
    Biochem. J. 201: 329-338 (1982). [PMID: 6282265]

[EC created 1982, modified 1983]