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methylase

(ˈmɛθɪˌleɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) any of a class of enzymes that catalyse methylation
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A novel erythromycin resistance methylase gene (ermTR) in Streptococcus pyogenes.
Prevalence of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance determinants in association with [beta]-lactamases, 16S rRNA methylase genes and integrons amongst clinical isolates of Shigella flexneri.
Worldwide disseminated armA aminoglycoside resistance methylase gene is borne by composite transposon Tn1548.
This process undergoes deoxyadenosine methylase (Dam) dependent methylation of GATC sequence in E.
Since Modrich's previous research focused on the enzyme dam methylase, the researchers used this to add methyl groups to one of the DNA strands.
Prevalence of 16S rRNA methylase genes among fi-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae clinical isolates in Saudi Arabia.
17,20) In constitutive resistance methylase is always produced but in case of inducible resistance methylase is produced only in presence of inducer.
In fact, studies have shown that the resistance of Clostridium strains to this antimicrobial is primarily related to the erythromycin ribosomal methylase (erm) genes, which encode a methylase that inhibits erythromycin activity (SLAVIC et al.
coli suggest GidA is a tRNA modification methylase responsible for the proper biosynthesis of 5-methylaminomethyl-2-thiouridine (mnm5s2u) at the 5 position of the wobble uridine (U34) of tRNAs [6,7].
Hyperglycemia induces a dynamic cooperativity of histone methylase and demethylase enzymes associated with gene-activating epigenetic marks that coexist on the lysine tail.