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Entry
EC 2.1.1.53                 Enzyme                                 

Name
putrescine N-methyltransferase;
putrescine methyltransferase
Class
Transferases;
Transferring one-carbon groups;
Methyltransferases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
S-adenosyl-L-methionine:putrescine N-methyltransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
S-adenosyl-L-methionine + putrescine = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + N-methylputrescine [RN:R01153]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
S-adenosyl-L-methionine [CPD:C00019];
putrescine [CPD:C00134]
Product
S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine [CPD:C00021];
N-methylputrescine [CPD:C02723]
History
EC 2.1.1.53 created 1976
Pathway
Tropane, piperidine and pyridine alkaloid biosynthesis
Metabolic pathways
Biosynthesis of secondary metabolites
Orthology
K05353  
putrescine N-methyltransferase
Reference
1
  Authors
Mizusaki, S., Tanabe, Y., Noguchi, M. and Tamaki, E.
  Title
Phytochemical studies on tobacco alkaloids. XIV. The occurence and properties of putrescine N-methyltransferase in tobacco roots.
  Journal
Plant Cell Physiol. 12 (1971) 633-640.
Other DBs
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
9075-39-2

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