methylphosphotriester methyltransferasemedical dictionary

<enzyme>

<cell biology> Acts as DNA repair mechanism to remove methyl groups introduced into the DNA molecule by alkylating agents

Registry number: EC 2.1.1.-

Synonyms: mpester methyltransferase, methylphosphotriester DNA methyltransferase, alkylphosphotriester DNA alkyl transferase

(26 Jun 1999)