IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 21S rRNA (uridine2791-2'-O)-methyltransferase

Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + uridine2791 in 21S rRNA = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + 2'-O-methyluridine2791 in 21S rRNA

Other name(s): MRM2 (gene name); mitochondrial 21S rRNA methyltransferase; mitochondrial rRNA MTase 2

Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:21S rRNA (uridine2791-2'-O-)-methyltransferase

Comments: The enzyme catalyses the methylation of uridine2791 of mitochondrial 21S rRNA.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number:


1. Pintard, L., Bujnicki, J.M., Lapeyre, B. and Bonnerot, C. MRM2 encodes a novel yeast mitochondrial 21S rRNA methyltransferase. EMBO J. 21 (2002) 1139-1147. [PMID: 11867542]

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