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Entry
EC 2.1.1.87                 Enzyme                                 

Name
pyridine N-methyltransferase;
pyridine methyltransferase
Class
Transferases;
Transferring one-carbon groups;
Methyltransferases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
S-adenosyl-L-methionine:pyridine N-methyltransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
S-adenosyl-L-methionine + pyridine = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + N-methylpyridinium [RN:R02862]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
S-adenosyl-L-methionine [CPD:C00019];
pyridine [CPD:C00747]
Product
S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine [CPD:C00021];
N-methylpyridinium [CPD:C02724]
History
EC 2.1.1.87 created 1989
Reference
1  [PMID:3751119]
  Authors
Damani LA, Shaker MS, Crooks PA, Godin CS, Nwosu C.
  Title
N-methylation and quaternization of pyridine in vitro by rabbit lung, liver and kidney N-methyltransferases: an S-adenosyl-L-methionine-dependent reaction.
  Journal
Xenobiotica. 16 (1986) 645-50.
  Organism
Oryctolagus cuniculus
Other DBs
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CAS: 
104327-10-8

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