EC - TRNA (5-aminomethyl-2-thiouridylate)-methyltransferase

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Accepted name:
tRNA (5-aminomethyl-2-thiouridylate)-methyltransferase
Other names:
tRNA 5-methylaminomethyl-2-thiouridylate 5'-methyltransferase
transfer ribonucleate 5-methylaminomethyl-2-thiouridylate 5-methyltransferase
Systematic name:
S-adenosyl-L-methionine:tRNA (5-aminomethyl-2-thio-uridylate)-methyltransferase



This enzyme specifically adds the terminal methyl group of 5-[(methylamino)methyl]-2-thiouridylate.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004808
CAS Registry Number: 39391-17-8
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (179) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Taya, Y. and Nishimura, S.
    Biosynthesis of 5-methylaminomethyl-2-thiouridylate. I. Isolation of a new tRNA-methylase specific for 5-methylaminomethyl-2-thiouridylate.
    Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 51 : 1062-1068 (1973). [PMID: 4703553]
  2. Taya, Y. and Nishimura, S.
    In: Salvatore, F., Borek, E., Zappia, V., Williams-Ashman, H.G. and Schlenk, F. (Eds.) The Biochemistry of Adenosylmethionine , Columbia University Press , New York , 1977 , 251

[EC created 1982, modified 2012]