IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 23S rRNA (cytidine2498-2'-O)-methyltransferase

Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + cytidine2498 in 23S rRNA = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + 2'-O-methylcytidine2498 in 23S rRNA

Other name(s): YgdE; rRNA large subunit methyltransferase M; RlmM

Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:23S rRNA (cytidine2498-2'-O)-methyltransferase

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


1. Purta, E., O'Connor, M., Bujnicki, J.M. and Douthwaite, S. YgdE is the 2'-O-ribose methyltransferase RlmM specific for nucleotide C2498 in bacterial 23S rRNA. Mol. Microbiol. 72 (2009) 1147-1158. [PMID: 19400805]

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