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EC Number: 126.96.36.199 (obsolete)
The direction shown, i.e. which substrates are on the left and right sides, is in accordance with the direction in which it was curated.
Most BioCyc compounds have been protonated to a reference pH value of 7.3. Please see the PGDB Concepts Guide for more information.
Mass balance status: Balanced.
Enzyme Commission Primary Name: [myelin basic protein]-arginine N-methyltransferase
Enzyme Commission Synonyms: myelin basic protein methylase I, protein methylase I, S-adenosyl-L-methionine:[myelin-basic-protein]-arginine ω-N-methyltransferase
Enzyme Commission Summary:
Forms the omega-N-monomethyl-, omega-N,omega-N-dimethyl- and omega N,omega'-N-dimethyl-arginine derivatives. The name protein methylase I is misleading since it has been used for a number of enzymes with different specificities. Formerly EC 188.8.131.52.
Ghosh88: Ghosh SK, Paik WK, Kim S (1988). "Purification and molecular identification of two protein methylases I from calf brain. Myelin basic protein- and histone-specific enzyme." J Biol Chem 263(35);19024-33. PMID: 2461933
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