KEGG   ENZYME: 2.1.1.21Help
Entry
EC 2.1.1.21                 Enzyme                                 

Name
methylamine---glutamate N-methyltransferase;
N-methylglutamate synthase;
methylamine-glutamate methyltransferase
Class
Transferases;
Transferring one-carbon groups;
Methyltransferases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
methylamine:L-glutamate N-methyltransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
methylamine + L-glutamate = NH3 + N-methyl-L-glutamate [RN:R01586]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
methylamine [CPD:C00218];
L-glutamate [CPD:C00025]
Product
NH3 [CPD:C00014];
N-methyl-L-glutamate [CPD:C01046]
History
EC 2.1.1.21 created 1972
Pathway
Methane metabolism
Microbial metabolism in diverse environments
Reference
1  [PMID:5905132]
  Authors
Shaw WV, Tsai L, Stadtman ER.
  Title
The enzymatic synthesis of N-methylglutamic acid.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 241 (1966) 935-45.
Other DBs
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
9045-32-3

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