NameMelanoma (A:m6A)
DescriptionIncreased m6A methylation level (due to METTL3 upregulation) promotes melanoma cell lines colony formation and invasion. MMP2 and N-cadherin play a crucial role in invasion and metastasis of melanoma cells and their expression was found to be associated to METTL3 upregulation. These results indicate that METTL3 may regulate MMP2 and N-cadherin. Whereas MMP2 expression depends on the catalytic activity of METTL3, regulation of N-cadherin appears to be independent of METTL3 catalytic activity.
Related RNA reactionA:m6A
Found in RNAmRNA
Modified TranscriptMMP2,N-cadherin
Mapping Technology
Quantification techniquesm6A dot blot assay

Enzymes connected to this disease:

Acronym Full name Enzyme Role Organism
METTL3 N6-adenosine-methyltransferase 70 kDa subunit oncogene Homo sapiens


ID Title Authors Journal Details PubMed Id DOI
1076 RNA m6A methyltransferase METTL3 regulates invasiveness of melanoma cells by matrixmetallopeptidase 2. Dahal U Melanoma Res [details] 30762711 10.1097/CMR.0000000000000580

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