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Descriptor English: DNA Methylation
Descriptor Spanish: Metilación de ADN
Descriptor Portuguese: Metilação de DNA
Descriptor French: Méthylation de l'ADN
Entry term(s): DNA Methylations
Methylation, DNA
Methylations, DNA
Tree number(s): G02.111.035.538.161
G02.111.218
G03.059.538.161
G05.206
RDF Unique Identifier: https://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.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: DNA (1966-1996)
Methylation (1966-1996)
Public MeSH Note: 97
History Note: 97
Related: Epigenesis, Genetic MeSH
Gene Silencing MeSH
DeCS ID: 33163
Unique ID: D019175
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/10
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
DNA Methylation - Preferred
Concept UI M0028578
Scope note Addition of methyl groups to DNA. DNA methyltransferases (DNA methylases) perform this reaction using S-ADENOSYLMETHIONINE as the methyl group donor.
Preferred term DNA Methylation
Entry term(s) DNA Methylations
Methylation, DNA
Methylations, DNA



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