IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 2.1.1.7

Accepted name: nicotinate N-methyltransferase

Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + nicotinate = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + N-methylnicotinate

Other name(s): furanocoumarin 8-methyltransferase; furanocoumarin 8-O-methyltransferase

Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:nicotinate N-methyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9029-79-2

References:

1. Joshi, J.G. and Handler, P. Biosynthesis of trigonelline. J. Biol. Chem. 235 (1960) 2981-2983.

[EC 2.1.1.7 created 1965]


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