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DNA Methylation MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
DNA Methylation
Tree Number(s)
G02.111.035.538.161
G02.111.218
G03.059.538.161
G05.206
Unique ID
D019175
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019175
Scope Note
Addition of methyl groups to DNA. DNA methyltransferases (DNA methylases) perform this reaction using S-ADENOSYLMETHIONINE as the methyl group donor.
NLM Classification #
QU 58.5
Previous Indexing
DNA (1966-1996)
Methylation (1966-1996)
See Also
Epigenesis, Genetic
Gene Silencing
Public MeSH Note
97
History Note
97
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
2016/06/23
DNA Methylation Preferred
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