DNA methyltransferase

noun

Medical Definition of DNA methyltransferase

: a methyltransferase that promotes the covalent addition of a methyl group to a specific nucleotide base in a molecule of DNA

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“DNA methyltransferase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/DNA%20methyltransferase. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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