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Entry
EC 2.1.1.108                Enzyme                                 

Name
6-hydroxymellein O-methyltransferase;
6-hydroxymellein methyltransferase
Class
Transferases;
Transferring one-carbon groups;
Methyltransferases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
S-adenosyl-L-methionine:6-hydroxymellein 6-O-methyltransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
S-adenosyl-L-methionine + 6-hydroxymellein = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + 6-methoxymellein [RN:R03934]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
S-adenosyl-L-methionine [CPD:C00019];
6-hydroxymellein [CPD:C02379]
Product
S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine [CPD:C00021];
6-methoxymellein [CPD:C02381]
Comment
3,4-Dehydro-6-hydroxymellein can also act as acceptor. 6-Methoxymellein is a phytoalexin produced by carrot tissue.
History
EC 2.1.1.108 created 1992
Reference
1
  Authors
Kurosaki, F. and Nishi, A.
  Title
A methyltransferase for synthesis of the phytoalexin 6-methoxymellein in carrot cells.
  Journal
FEBS Lett. 227 (1988) 183-186.
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CAS: 
124149-02-6

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