protein arginine methyltransferase 5

Target id: 1256

Nomenclature: protein arginine methyltransferase 5

Abbreviated Name: PRMT5

Family: 2.1.1.- Protein arginine N-methyltransferases

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   GtoImmuPdb view: OFF :     Currently no data for protein arginine methyltransferase 5 in GtoImmuPdb

Gene and Protein Information
Species TM AA Chromosomal Location Gene Symbol Gene Name Reference
Human - 636 14q11.2 PRMT5 protein arginine methyltransferase 5
Mouse - 636 14 27.82 cM Prmt5 protein arginine N-methyltransferase 5
Rat - - 15p13 Prmt5 protein arginine methyltransferase 5
Previous and Unofficial Names
Histone-arginine N-methyltransferase | Jak-binding protein 1 | Jbp1 | HRMT1L5
Database Links
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Ligand Sp. Action Affinity Units Reference
EPZ015666 Hs Inhibition 8.3 pKi
pKi 8.3 (Ki 5x10-9 M)
GSK591 Hs Inhibition 8.0 pIC50 4
pIC50 8.0 (IC50 1.1x10-8 M) [4]
Description: Measuring inhibition of methylation of histone H4 in an in vitro biochemical assay.
LLY-283 Hs Inhibition 7.7 pIC50 2
pIC50 7.7 (IC50 2x10-8 M) [2]
Description: Inhibition of methylation of an H4R3 derived peptide substrate in vitro.
DS-437 Hs Inhibition 5.2 pIC50 3
pIC50 5.2 (IC50 5.9x10-6 M) [3]
cmp5 [PMID: 25742700] Hs Inhibition - - 1


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1. Alinari L, Mahasenan KV, Yan F, Karkhanis V, Chung JH, Smith EM, Quinion C, Smith PL, Kim L, Patton JT et al.. (2015) Selective inhibition of protein arginine methyltransferase 5 blocks initiation and maintenance of B-cell transformation. Blood, 125 (16): 2530-43. [PMID:25742700]

2. SGC. LLY-283 A Chemical Probe For PRMT5. Accessed on 05/04/2017. Modified on 05/04/2017.,

3. Smil D, Eram MS, Li F, Kennedy S, Szewczyk MM, Brown PJ, Barsyte-Lovejoy D, Arrowsmith CH, Vedadi M, Schapira M. (2015) Discovery of a Dual PRMT5-PRMT7 Inhibitor. ACS Med Chem Lett, 6 (4): 408-12. [PMID:25893041]

4. Structural Genomics Consortium. GSK591 A chemical probe for PRMT5. Accessed on 11/12/2015. Modified on 11/12/2015. The Structural Genomics Consortium,

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2.1.1.- Protein arginine N-methyltransferases: protein arginine methyltransferase 5 . Last modified on 05/04/2017. Accessed on 18/07/2018. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY,