Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0008757 - S-adenosylmethionine-dependent methyltransferase activity

Synonyms: S-adenosyl methionine-dependent methyltransferase activity, SAM-dependent methyltransferase activity

Definition: Catalysis of the transfer of a methyl group from S-adenosyl-L-methionine to a substrate.

Parent Classes:
GO:0008168 - methyltransferase activity

Child Classes:
GO:0003886 - DNA (cytosine-5-)-methyltransferase activity (1),
GO:0004719 - protein-L-isoaspartate (D-aspartate) O-methyltransferase activity (1),
GO:0004808 - tRNA (5-methylaminomethyl-2-thiouridylate)-methyltransferase activity (2),
GO:0004851 - uroporphyrin-III C-methyltransferase activity (2),
GO:0008649 - rRNA methyltransferase activity (24),
GO:0008689 - 3-demethylubiquinone-9 3-O-methyltransferase activity (1),
GO:0008825 - cyclopropane-fatty-acyl-phospholipid synthase activity (1),
GO:0008898 - S-adenosylmethionine-homocysteine S-methyltransferase activity (2),
GO:0008983 - protein-glutamate O-methyltransferase activity (1),
GO:0009007 - site-specific DNA-methyltransferase (adenine-specific) activity (5),
GO:0016278 - lysine N-methyltransferase activity (1),
GO:0016423 - tRNA (guanine) methyltransferase activity (3),
GO:0016426 - tRNA (adenine) methyltransferase activity (3),
GO:0016427 - tRNA (cytosine) methyltransferase activity (3),
GO:0030580 - quinone cofactor methyltransferase activity (2),
GO:0030697 - S-adenosylmethionine-dependent tRNA (m5U54) methyltransferase activity (1),
GO:0030798 - trans-aconitate 2-methyltransferase activity (1),
GO:0036009 - protein-glutamine N-methyltransferase activity (2)

Term Members:
tRNA U34 carboxymethyltransferase (cmoB),
predicted S-adenosylmethionine-dependent methyltransferase (smtA),
fused 5-methylaminomethyl-2-thiouridine-forming methyltransferase and FAD-dependent demodification enzyme (mnmC),
16S rRNA m5C1407 methyltransferase (rsmF),
tRNA (cytidine/uridine-2'-O)-ribose methyltransferase (trmL),
23S rRNA 2'-O-ribose C2498 methyltransferase (rlmM),
carboxy-S-adenosyl-L-methionine synthase (cmoA),
chemotaxis protein methyltransferase (cheR),
protein-glutamine N-methyltransferase (prmB),
protein-(glutamine-N5) methyltransferase (prmC),
tellurite methyltransferase (tehB),
bifunctional 2-octaprenyl-6-methoxy-1,4-benzoquinone methylase and S-adenosylmethionine:2-DMK methyltransferase (ubiE)

Unification Links: GO:0008757

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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