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DNA Methylation
MeSH HeadingDNA Methylation
Tree NumberG02.111.087.029.538.161
Tree NumberG02.111.087.218
Tree NumberG02.149.115.029.538.161
Tree NumberG02.149.115.218
Tree NumberG03.495.130.538.161
Tree NumberG05.355.190
Scope NoteAddition of methyl groups to DNA. DNA methyltransferases (DNA methylases) perform this reaction using S-ADENOSYLMETHIONINE as the methyl group donor.
See AlsoEpigenesis, Genetic
See AlsoGene Silencing
Allowable QualifiersDE GE IM PH RE
Previous Indexing DNA (1966-1996)
Previous Indexing Methylation (1966-1996)
History Note97
Date of Entry19960610
Unique IDD019175


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Chemical Phenomena [G02]
   Biochemical Phenomena [G02.111]
      Biochemical Processes [G02.111.087]
         Alkylation [G02.111.087.029]
            Methylation [G02.111.087.029.538]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDNA Methylation [G02.111.087.029.538.161]

 
Chemical Phenomena [G02]
   Biochemical Phenomena [G02.111]
      Biochemical Processes [G02.111.087]
Acylation [G02.111.087.019]  +
Aerobiosis [G02.111.087.024]
Agglutination [G02.111.087.026]  +
Alkylation [G02.111.087.029]  +
Allosteric Regulation [G02.111.087.040]
Amination [G02.111.087.045]
Anaerobiosis [G02.111.087.050]
Autotrophic Processes [G02.111.087.070]  +
Binding, Competitive [G02.111.087.090]
Biocatalysis [G02.111.087.095]
Biosynthetic Pathways [G02.111.087.126]
Biotinylation [G02.111.087.157]
Carbohydrate Metabolism [G02.111.087.160]  +
Citric Acid Cycle [G02.111.087.165]
Cyclization [G02.111.087.170]
Dealkylation [G02.111.087.200]
Deamination [G02.111.087.205]
Decarboxylation [G02.111.087.210]
Dimerization [G02.111.087.215]
DNA Cleavage [G02.111.087.217]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDNA Methylation [G02.111.087.218]
DNA Repair [G02.111.087.219]  +
DNA Replication [G02.111.087.222]  +
Down-Regulation [G02.111.087.225]
Electron Transport [G02.111.087.240]
Energy Transfer [G02.111.087.242]  +
Enzyme Activation [G02.111.087.245]
Esterification [G02.111.087.451]
Evolution, Chemical [G02.111.087.468]
Halogenation [G02.111.087.485]
Heterotrophic Processes [G02.111.087.490]
Hydrogenation [G02.111.087.497]
Hydrolysis [G02.111.087.505]
Hydroxylation [G02.111.087.512]
Lipid Peroxidation [G02.111.087.520]
Lipogenesis [G02.111.087.525]
Lipolysis [G02.111.087.530]
Lipoylation [G02.111.087.535]
Molecular Mimicry [G02.111.087.560]
Nitrogen Cycle [G02.111.087.599]
Nitrosation [G02.111.087.612]
Nucleic Acid Denaturation [G02.111.087.615]
Nucleic Acid Hybridization [G02.111.087.620]  +
Nucleic Acid Renaturation [G02.111.087.625]
Osmosis [G02.111.087.640]
Peptide Biosynthesis [G02.111.087.675]  +
Phosphorylation [G02.111.087.677]  +
Phototrophic Processes [G02.111.087.678]  +
Prenylation [G02.111.087.679]  +
Protein Binding [G02.111.087.680]
Protein Carbonylation [G02.111.087.682]
Protein Folding [G02.111.087.690]  +
Protein Modification, Translational [G02.111.087.693]  +
Protein Multimerization [G02.111.087.697]
Proteolysis [G02.111.087.710]
RNA Cleavage [G02.111.087.723]
RNA Folding [G02.111.087.736]
RNA Processing, Post-Transcriptional [G02.111.087.750]  +
Signal Transduction [G02.111.087.800]  +
Substrate Cycling [G02.111.087.820]
Transcription, Genetic [G02.111.087.847]  +
Up-Regulation [G02.111.087.880]

 
Chemical Phenomena [G02]
   Chemical Processes [G02.149]
      Biochemical Processes [G02.149.115]
         Alkylation [G02.149.115.029]
            Methylation [G02.149.115.029.538]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDNA Methylation [G02.149.115.029.538.161]

 
Chemical Phenomena [G02]
   Chemical Processes [G02.149]
      Biochemical Processes [G02.149.115]
Acylation [G02.149.115.019]  +
Aerobiosis [G02.149.115.024]
Agglutination [G02.149.115.026]  +
Alkylation [G02.149.115.029]  +
Allosteric Regulation [G02.149.115.040]
Amination [G02.149.115.045]
Anaerobiosis [G02.149.115.050]
Autotrophic Processes [G02.149.115.070]  +
Binding, Competitive [G02.149.115.090]
Biocatalysis [G02.149.115.095]
Biosynthetic Pathways [G02.149.115.126]
Biotinylation [G02.149.115.157]
Carbohydrate Metabolism [G02.149.115.160]  +
Citric Acid Cycle [G02.149.115.165]
Cyclization [G02.149.115.170]
Dealkylation [G02.149.115.200]
Deamination [G02.149.115.205]
Decarboxylation [G02.149.115.210]
Dimerization [G02.149.115.215]
DNA Cleavage [G02.149.115.217]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDNA Methylation [G02.149.115.218]
DNA Repair [G02.149.115.219]  +
DNA Replication [G02.149.115.222]  +
Down-Regulation [G02.149.115.225]
Electron Transport [G02.149.115.240]
Energy Transfer [G02.149.115.242]  +
Enzyme Activation [G02.149.115.245]
Esterification [G02.149.115.451]
Evolution, Chemical [G02.149.115.468]
Halogenation [G02.149.115.485]
Heterotrophic Processes [G02.149.115.490]
Hydrogenation [G02.149.115.497]
Hydrolysis [G02.149.115.505]
Hydroxylation [G02.149.115.512]
Lipid Peroxidation [G02.149.115.520]
Lipogenesis [G02.149.115.525]
Lipolysis [G02.149.115.530]
Lipoylation [G02.149.115.535]
Molecular Mimicry [G02.149.115.560]
Nitrogen Cycle [G02.149.115.599]
Nitrosation [G02.149.115.612]
Nucleic Acid Denaturation [G02.149.115.615]
Nucleic Acid Hybridization [G02.149.115.620]  +
Nucleic Acid Renaturation [G02.149.115.625]
Osmosis [G02.149.115.640]
Peptide Biosynthesis [G02.149.115.675]  +
Phosphorylation [G02.149.115.677]  +
Phototrophic Processes [G02.149.115.678]  +
Prenylation [G02.149.115.679]  +
Protein Binding [G02.149.115.680]
Protein Carbonylation [G02.149.115.682]
Protein Folding [G02.149.115.690]  +
Protein Modification, Translational [G02.149.115.693]  +
Protein Multimerization [G02.149.115.697]
Proteolysis [G02.149.115.710]
RNA Cleavage [G02.149.115.723]
RNA Folding [G02.149.115.736]
RNA Processing, Post-Transcriptional [G02.149.115.750]  +
Signal Transduction [G02.149.115.800]  +
Substrate Cycling [G02.149.115.820]
Transcription, Genetic [G02.149.115.847]  +
Up-Regulation [G02.149.115.880]

 
Metabolic Phenomena [G03]
   Metabolism [G03.495]
      Alkylation [G03.495.130]
         Methylation [G03.495.130.538]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDNA Methylation [G03.495.130.538.161]

 
Genetic Phenomena [G05]
   Genetic Processes [G05.355]
Biological Evolution [G05.355.044]  +
Breeding [G05.355.090]  +
Cell Division [G05.355.105]  +
Clonal Evolution [G05.355.123]
DNA Cleavage [G05.355.142]
DNA Damage [G05.355.180]  +
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDNA Methylation [G05.355.190]
DNA Packaging [G05.355.192]  +
DNA Repair [G05.355.195]  +
DNA Replication [G05.355.200]  +
Gene Expression [G05.355.310]  +
Gene Expression Regulation [G05.355.315]  +
Gene Rearrangement [G05.355.330]  +
Heredity [G05.355.380]
Molecular Mimicry [G05.355.590]
Mutagenesis [G05.355.600]  +
Nuclear Reprogramming [G05.355.680]
Nucleic Acid Denaturation [G05.355.720]
Recombination, Genetic [G05.355.760]  +
RNA Cleavage [G05.355.780]
Selection, Genetic [G05.355.800]
Sex Determination Processes [G05.355.865]
Virus Integration [G05.355.930]  +

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