Protein-arginine n-methyltransferase

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protein-arginine n-methyltransferase

(Science: enzyme) An enzyme that catalyses the methylation of arginine residues of proteins to yield n-mono- and n,n-dimethylarginine. This enzyme is found in many organs, primarily brain and spleen.

Chemical name: s-Adenosyl-L-methionine:protein-L-arginine N-methyltransferase

Registry number: EC 2.1.1.23