Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + [cytochrome c]-L-lysine = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + [cytochrome c]-N6-methyl-L-lysine
Other name(s): cytochrome c (lysine) methyltransferase; cytochrome c methyltransferase; cytochrome c-specific protein methylase III; cytochrome c-specific protein-lysine methyltransferase
Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:[cytochrome c]-L-lysine N6-methyltransferase
Comments: One of a group of enzymes methylating proteins; see also EC 22.214.171.124 histone-lysine N-methyltransferase and EC 126.96.36.199 calmodulin-lysine N-methyltransferase.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 82047-78-7
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