Reaction Summary

Reaction from 5-aminomethyluridine (nm5U) to 5-methylaminomethyluridine (mnm5U)

Reaction details:

Reaction type level 1: methylation
Reaction type level 2: alkylation
Reaction type level 3: group addition
Input group: H
Output group: *C
Introduced group name: methyl
Introduced group type: hydrocarbon
Site: extra group
Atom address: C5.N2
Modification level: 3

Enzymes that catalyse this reaction:

Acronym Full name Organism
MnmCD tRNA (5-methylaminomethyl-2-thiouridylate)-methyltransferase / FAD-dependent cmnm(5)s(2)U34 oxidoreductase Escherichia coli
MnmD MnmD tRNA methyltransferase Aquifex aeolicus
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Last modification of this entry: 2012-01-10 14:03:57.135296
Edited by a user: magda
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