Table 3: Enzymes involved in epigenetic modifications.

EnzymeFunction

DNA methyltransferase (DNMT)5
Histone Acethyltransferase (HAT)19Writer
Histone methyltransferase (HMT)41

Histone deacethylase (HDAC)13Eraser
Histone demethylase (KDM) 26

Methyl binding proteins (MBD1)5
Proteins that recognize and react to specific modified histone residueReaders

Total (April 2012)>109