EC - Thetin—homocysteine S-methyltransferase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
thetin—homocysteine S-methyltransferase
Other names:
dimethylthetin—homocysteine methyltransferase
thetin—homocysteine methylpherase
Systematic name:
dimethylsulfonioacetate:L-homocysteine S-methyltransferase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047149
CAS Registry Number: 9029-76-9


  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).
  2. Maw, G.A.
    Thetin-homocysteine transmethylase. A preliminary manometric study of the enzyme from rat liver.
    Biochem. J. 63: 116-124 (1956).
  3. Maw, G.A.
    Thetin-homocysteine transmethylase. Some further characteristics of the enzyme from rat liver.
    Biochem. J. 70: 168-173 (1958).

[EC created 1961]