IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 25S rRNA (uracil2843-N3)-methyltransferase

Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + uracil2843 in 25S rRNA = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + N3-methyluracil2843 in 25S rRNA

Other name(s): BMT6

Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:tRNA (uracil2843-N3)-methyltransferase

Comments: The enzyme, described from the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, is involved in ribosome biogenesis.

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1. Sharma, S., Yang, J., Duttmann, S., Watzinger, P., Kotter, P. and Entian, K.D. Identification of novel methyltransferases, Bmt5 and Bmt6, responsible for the m3U methylations of 25S rRNA in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Nucleic Acids Res. 42 (2014) 3246-3260. [PMID: 24335083]

[EC created 2014]

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