Histone Arginine Methyltransferase

Arginine methylation is a function of a class of enzymes called PRMTs (protein arginine methyltransferases). There are seven proteins known in this class of enzymes.

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Different Histone Arginine Methyltransferase
Enzyme (UniprotKB recommended name) Coding gene/s Site of histone modification
Histone-arginine Methyltransferase CARM1PRMT4H3R17me
Protein Arginine N-methyltransferase 1PRMT1H4R3me1, H4R3me2
Protein Arginine N-methyltransferase 2PRMT2H3R8me
Protein Arginine N-methyltransferase 3PRMT3
Protein Arginine N-methyltransferase 5PRMT5H2AR3me2, H4R3me2, H3R8me2
Protein Arginine N-methyltransferase 6PRMT6H3R2me2, H3K4me2, H3K4me3, H2AR3me, H4R3me
Protein Arginine N-methyltransferase 7PRMT7H4R3me2