ENZYME entry: EC 2.1.1.49

Accepted Name
Amine N-methyltransferase.
Alternative Name(s)
Arylamine N-methyltransferase.
Nicotine N-methyltransferase.
Tryptamine N-methyltransferase.
Reaction catalysed
S-adenosyl-L-methionine + an amine <=> S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + a methylated amine
Comment(s)
  • An enzyme of very broad specificity; many primary, secondary and tertiary amines can act as acceptors, including tryptamine, aniline, nicotine and a variety of drugs and other xenobiotics.
  • Formerly EC 2.1.1.81.
Cross-references
BRENDA2.1.1.49
EC2PDB2.1.1.49
ExplorEnz2.1.1.49
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles2.1.1.49
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature2.1.1.49
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature2.1.1.49
IntEnz2.1.1.49
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 2.1.1.49
MetaCyc2.1.1.49
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
O95050, INMT_HUMAN;  P40936, INMT_MOUSE;  Q5RFR7, INMT_PONAB;  
O97972, INMT_RABIT;  

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