EC 2.1.1.265 - Tellurite methyltransferase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 2.1.1.265

Names

Accepted name:
tellurite methyltransferase
Other name:
TehB
Systematic name:
S-adenosyl-L-methionine:tellurite methyltransferase

Reaction

Comments:

The enzyme is involved in the detoxification of tellurite. It can also methylate selenite and selenium dioxide.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Liu, M., Turner, R. J., Winstone, T. L., Saetre, A., Dyllick-Brenzinger, M., Jickling, G., Tari, L. W., Weiner, J. H., Taylor, D. E.
    Escherichia coli TehB requires S-adenosylmethionine as a cofactor to mediate tellurite resistance.
    J. Bacteriol. 182 : 6509-6513 (2000). [PMID: 11053398]
  2. Choudhury, H. G., Cameron, A. D., Iwata, S., Beis, K.
    Structure and mechanism of the chalcogen-detoxifying protein TehB from Escherichia coli.
    Biochem. J. 435 : 85-91 (2011). [PMID: 21244361]

[EC 2.1.1.265 created 2012]