EC 2.1.1.108 - 6-hydroxymellein O-methyltransferase

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EC 2.1.1.108

Names

Accepted name:
6-hydroxymellein O-methyltransferase
Other name:
6-hydroxymellein methyltransferase
Systematic name:
S-adenosyl-L-methionine:6-hydroxymellein 6-O-methyltransferase

Reaction

Comments:

3,4-Dehydro-6-hydroxymellein can also act as acceptor. 6-Methoxymellein is a phytoalexin produced by carrot tissue.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0030773
CAS Registry Number: 124149-02-6

References

  1. Kurosaki, F. and Nishi, A.
    A methyltransferase for synthesis of the phytoalexin 6-methoxymellein in carrot cells.
    FEBS Lett. 227: 183-186 (1988).

[EC 2.1.1.108 created 1992]