KEGG   ENZYME: 2.1.1.165Help
Entry
EC 2.1.1.165                Enzyme                                 

Name
methyl halide transferase;
MCT;
methyl chloride transferase;
S-adenosyl-L-methionine:halide/bisulfide methyltransferase;
AtHOL1;
AtHOL2;
AtHOL3;
HARMLESS TO OZONE LAYER protein;
HMT;
S-adenosyl-L-methionine: halide ion methyltransferase;
SAM:halide ion methyltransferase
Class
Transferases;
Transferring one-carbon groups;
Methyltransferases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
S-adenosylmethionine:iodide methyltransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
S-adenosyl-L-methionine + iodide = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + methyl iodide [RN:R09523]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
S-adenosyl-L-methionine [CPD:C00019];
iodide [CPD:C00708]
Product
S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine [CPD:C00021];
methyl iodide [CPD:C18448]
Comment
This enzyme contributes to the methyl halide emissions from Arabidopsis [6].
History
EC 2.1.1.165 created 2010
Reference
1  [PMID:10097085]
  Authors
Ni X, Hager LP
  Title
Expression of Batis maritima methyl chloride transferase in Escherichia coli.
  Journal
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 96 (1999) 3611-5.
  Organism
Batis maritima
Reference
2  [PMID:9687437]
  Authors
Saxena D, Aouad S, Attieh J, Saini HS
  Title
Biochemical characterization of chloromethane emission from the wood-rotting fungus phellinus pomaceus
  Journal
Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 64 (1998) 2831-5.
  Organism
Phellinus pomaceus
Reference
3  [PMID:7721844]
  Authors
Attieh JM, Hanson AD, Saini HS
  Title
Purification and characterization of a novel methyltransferase responsible for biosynthesis of halomethanes and methanethiol in Brassica oleracea.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 270 (1995) 9250-7.
  Organism
Brassica oleracea
Reference
4  [PMID:19723322]
  Authors
Itoh N, Toda H, Matsuda M, Negishi T, Taniguchi T, Ohsawa N
  Title
Involvement of S-adenosylmethionine-dependent halide/thiol methyltransferase (HTMT) in methyl halide emissions from agricultural plants: isolation and characterization of an HTMT-coding gene from Raphanus sativus (daikon radish).
  Journal
BMC. Plant. Biol. 9 (2009) 116.
  Organism
Raphanus sativus
Reference
5  [PMID:11791711]
  Authors
Ohsawa N, Tsujita M, Morikawa S, Itoh N
  Title
Purification and characterization of a monohalomethane-producing enzyme S-adenosyl-L-methionine: halide ion methyltransferase from a marine microalga, Pavlova pinguis.
  Journal
Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 65 (2001) 2397-404.
  Organism
Pavlova pinguis
Reference
6
  Authors
Nagatoshi, Y.and Nakamura, T.
  Title
Characterization of three halide methyltransferases in Arabidopsis thaliana.
  Journal
Plant Biotechnol. 24 (2007) 503-506.
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