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Genome Biol. 2005;6(8):227. Epub 2005 Aug 2.

The SET-domain protein superfamily: protein lysine methyltransferases.

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Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1SA, UK. scd@sanger.ac.uk

Abstract

The SET-domain protein methyltransferase superfamily includes all but one of the proteins known to methylate histones on lysine. Histone methylation is important in the regulation of chromatin and gene expression.

PMID:
16086857
PMCID:
PMC1273623
DOI:
10.1186/gb-2005-6-8-227
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