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DNA methylase DNMT1

PDB ID: 3PT6

DNMT1 adds methyl groups to cytosine bases in newly replicated DNA. These methyl groups are important for controlling genes in different types of cells.

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Discussed Structures from DNA Methyltransferases
DNA methylase DNMT3
DNA methylase DNMT3
DNA methylase DNMT1
DNA methylase DNMT1
DNA methylase Hha1
DNA methylase Hha1
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Length: 954
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Length: 19
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dna
Length: 19
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SAH
SAH : S-ADENOSYL-L-HOMOCYSTEINE
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Reference

PDB ID: 3PT6 , Pubmed

Structure of DNMT1-DNA complex reveals a role for autoinhibition in maintenance DNA methylation.

Song, J., Rechkoblit, O., Bestor, T.H., Patel, D.J.

Journal: (2011) Science 331: 1036-1040


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