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ENZYME entry: EC 2.1.1.325

Accepted Name
juvenile hormone-III synthase.
Alternative Name(s)
farnesoic acid methyltransferase.
juvenile hormone acid methyltransferase.
Reaction catalysed
  • (2E,6E)-farnesoate + S-adenosyl-L-methionine <=> methyl (2E,6E)-farnesoate + S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine
  • juvenile hormone III carboxylate + S-adenosyl-L-methionine <=> juvenile hormone III + S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine
Comment(s)
The enzyme, found in insects, is involved in the synthesis of juvenile hormone III, a sesquiterpenoid that regulates several processes including embryonic development, metamorphosis, and reproduction, in many insect species.
Cross-references
BRENDA2.1.1.325
EC2PDB2.1.1.325
ExplorEnz2.1.1.325
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles2.1.1.325
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature2.1.1.325
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature2.1.1.325
IntEnz2.1.1.325
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 2.1.1.325
MetaCyc2.1.1.325
Rhea expert-curated reactions2.1.1.325
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
Q9FYC4, FAMT_ARATH;  Q767F1, JHAMT_BOMMO;  Q9VJK8, JHAMT_DROME;  

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