EC 2.1.1.5 - Betaine—homocysteine S-methyltransferase

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EC 2.1.1.5

Names

Accepted name:
betaine—homocysteine S-methyltransferase
Other names:
betaine—homocysteine methyltransferase
betaine—homocysteine transmethylase
Systematic name:
trimethylammonioacetate:L-homocysteine S-methyltransferase

Reaction

Cofactor

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047150
CAS Registry Number: 9029-78-1
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Klee, W.A., Richards, H.H. and Cantoni, G.L.
    The synthesis of methionine by enzymic transmethylation. VII. Existence of two separate homocysteine methylpherases on mammalian liver.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 54: 157-164 (1961).

[EC 2.1.1.5 created 1961]