EC - (iso)eugenol O-methyltransferase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
(iso)eugenol O-methyltransferase
Systematic name:
S-adenosyl-L-methionine:isoeugenol O-methyltransferase



Acts on eugenol and chavicol as well as isoeugenol.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050630 , GO:0102719
CAS Registry Number: 191744-33-9


  1. Wang, J. and Pichersky, E.
    Characterization of S-adenosyl-L-methionine:(iso)eugenol O-methyltransferase involved in floral scent production in Clarkia breweri.
    Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 349: 153-160 (1998). [PMID: 9439593]
  2. Gang, D.R., Lavid, N., Zubieta, C., Chen, F., Beuerle, T., Lewinsohn, E., Noel, J.P. and Pichersky, E.
    Characterization of phenylpropene O-methyltransferases from sweet basil: facile change of substrate specificity and convergent evolution within a plant O-methyltransferase family.
    Plant Cell 14: 505-519 (2002). [PMID: 11884690]

[EC created 2002]