EC 2.1.1.9 - Thiol S-methyltransferase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 2.1.1.9

Names

Accepted name:
thiol S-methyltransferase
Other names:
S-methyltransferase
TMT
thiol methyltransferase
Systematic name:
S-adenosyl-L-methionine:thiol S-methyltransferase

Reaction

Comments:

H2S and a variety of alkyl, aryl and heterocyclic thiols and hydroxy thiols can act as acceptors.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UM-BBD , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0018708
CAS Registry Number: 9029-81-6
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Borchardt, R.T. and Cheng, C.F.
    Purification and characterization of rat liver microsomal thiol methyltransferase.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 522: 340-353 (1978). [PMID: 623768]
  2. Bremer, J. and Greenberg, D.M.
    Enzymic methylation of foreign sulfhydryl compounds.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 46: 217-224 (1961).
  3. Weisiger, R.A. and Jakoby, W.B.
    Thiol S-methyltransferase from rat liver.
    Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 196: 631-637 (1979). [PMID: 485170]

[EC 2.1.1.9 created 1965]