EC 2.1.1.15 - Fatty-acid O-methyltransferase

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EC 2.1.1.15

Names

Accepted name:
fatty-acid O-methyltransferase
Other names:
fatty acid O-methyltransferase
fatty acid methyltransferase
Systematic name:
S-adenosyl-L-methionine:fatty-acid O-methyltransferase

Reaction

Comments:

Oleic acid is the most effective fatty acid acceptor.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0030733
CAS Registry Number: 37256-89-6
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Akamatsu, Y. and Law, J.H.
    The enzymatic synthesis of fatty acid methyl esters by carboxyl group alkylation.
    J. Biol. Chem. 245: 709-713 (1970). [PMID: 4984625]

[EC 2.1.1.15 created 1972]