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Entry
EC 2.1.1.22                 Enzyme                                 

Name
carnosine N-methyltransferase
Class
Transferases;
Transferring one-carbon groups;
Methyltransferases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
S-adenosyl-L-methionine:carnosine N-methyltransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
S-adenosyl-L-methionine + carnosine = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + anserine [RN:R02144]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
S-adenosyl-L-methionine [CPD:C00019];
carnosine [CPD:C00386]
Product
S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine [CPD:C00021];
anserine [CPD:C01262]
History
EC 2.1.1.22 created 1972
Pathway
Histidine metabolism
Reference
1
  Authors
McManus, I.R.
  Title
Enzymatic synthesis of anserine in skeletal muscle by N-methylation of carnosine.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 237 (1962) 1207-1211.
Other DBs
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CAS: 
37256-93-2

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