MetaCyc Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion TypeSimple ReactionsChemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By SubstrateSmall-Molecule Reactions

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:

Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655: 16S rRNA m2G1516 methyltransferaseInferred from experiment: rsmJ

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Mass balance status: Balanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: 16S rRNA (guanine1516-N2)-methyltransferase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: yhiQ (gene name), rsmJ (gene name), m2G1516 methyltransferase

Taxonomic Range: Bacteria

Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG in kcal/mol): -34.742218Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Enzyme Commission Summary:
The enzyme specifically methylates guanine1516 at N2 in 16S rRNA.

Citations: [Basturea12]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Relationship Links: BRENDA:EC:, ENZYME:EC:, IUBMB-ExplorEnz:EC:

Created in EcoCyc 22-Nov-2011 by Keseler I, SRI International
Imported from EcoCyc 05-Dec-2011 by Caspi R, SRI International
Revised 06-Dec-2011 by Caspi R, SRI International


Basturea12: Basturea GN, Dague DR, Deutscher MP, Rudd KE (2012). "YhiQ is RsmJ, the methyltransferase responsible for methylation of G1516 in 16S rRNA of E. coli." J Mol Biol 415(1);16-21. PMID: 22079366

Latendresse13: Latendresse M. (2013). "Computing Gibbs Free Energy of Compounds and Reactions in MetaCyc."

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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