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Entry
EC 2.1.1.261                Enzyme                                 

Name
4-dimethylallyltryptophan N-methyltransferase;
fgaMT (gene name);
easF (gene name)
Class
Transferases;
Transferring one-carbon groups;
Methyltransferases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
S-adenosyl-L-methionine:4-(3-methylbut-2-enyl)-L-tryptophan N-methyltransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
S-adenosyl-L-methionine + 4-dimethylallyl-L-tryptophan = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + 4-dimethylallyl-L-abrine [RN:R10166]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
S-adenosyl-L-methionine [CPD:C00019];
4-dimethylallyl-L-tryptophan [CPD:C04290]
Product
S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine [CPD:C00021];
4-dimethylallyl-L-abrine [CPD:C20410]
Comment
The enzyme catalyses a step in the pathway leading to biosynthesis of ergot alkaloids in certain fungi.
History
EC 2.1.1.261 created 2012
Reference
1  [PMID:18678866]
  Authors
Rigbers O, Li SM
  Title
Ergot alkaloid biosynthesis in Aspergillus fumigatus. Overproduction and biochemical characterization of a 4-dimethylallyltryptophan N-methyltransferase.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 283 (2008) 26859-68.
  Organism
Aspergillus fumigatus
  Sequence
[up:B6D5I7]
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