EC 2.1.1.165 - Methyl halide transferase

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EC 2.1.1.165

Names

Accepted name:
methyl halide transferase
Other names:
MCT
methyl chloride transferase
S-adenosyl-L-methionine:halide/bisulfide methyltransferase
AtHOL1
AtHOL2
AtHOL3
HARMLESS TO OZONE LAYER protein
HMT
S-adenosyl-L-methionine:halide ion methyltransferase
SAM:halide ion methyltransferase
Systematic name:
S-adenosylmethionine:iodide methyltransferase

Reactions

Comments:

This enzyme contributes to the methyl halide emissions from Arabidopsis [6].

Links to other databases

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

References

  1. Ni, X., Hager, L. P.
    Expression of Batis maritima methyl chloride transferase in Escherichia coli.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96: 3611-3615 (1999). [PMID: 10097085]
  2. Saxena, D., Aouad, S., Attieh, J., Saini, H. S.
    Biochemical characterization of chloromethane emission from the wood-rotting fungus Phellinus pomaceus.
    Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 64: 2831-2835 (1998). [PMID: 9687437]
  3. Attieh, J. M., Hanson, A. D., Saini, H. S.
    Purification and characterization of a novel methyltransferase responsible for biosynthesis of halomethanes and methanethiol in Brassica oleracea.
    J. Biol. Chem. 270: 9250-9257 (1995). [PMID: 7721844]
  4. Itoh, N., Toda, H., Matsuda, M., Negishi, T., Taniguchi, T., Ohsawa, N.
    Involvement of S-adenosylmethionine-dependent halide/thiol methyltransferase (HTMT) in methyl halide emissions from agricultural plants: isolation and characterization of an HTMT-coding gene from Raphanus sativus (daikon radish).
    BMC Plant Biol. 9: 116 (2009). [PMID: 19723322]
  5. Ohsawa, N., Tsujita, M., Morikawa, S., Itoh, N.
    Purification and characterization of a monohalomethane-producing enzyme S-adenosyl-L-methionine: halide ion methyltransferase from a marine microalga, Pavlova pinguis.
    Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 65: 2397-2404 (2001). [PMID: 11791711]
  6. Nagatoshi, Y.and Nakamura, T.
    Characterization of three halide methyltransferases in Arabidopsis thaliana.
    Plant Biotechnol. 24: 503-506 (2007).

[EC 2.1.1.165 created 2010]