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Entry
EC 2.1.1.19                 Enzyme                                 

Name
trimethylsulfonium---tetrahydrofolate N-methyltransferase;
trimethylsulfonium-tetrahydrofolate methyltransferase
Class
Transferases;
Transferring one-carbon groups;
Methyltransferases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
trimethylsulfonium:tetrahydrofolate N-methyltransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
trimethylsulfonium + tetrahydrofolate = dimethylsulfide + 5-methyltetrahydrofolate [RN:R02573]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
trimethylsulfonium [CPD:C01008];
tetrahydrofolate [CPD:C00101]
Product
dimethylsulfide;
5-methyltetrahydrofolate [CPD:C00440]
History
EC 2.1.1.19 created 1972
Pathway
One carbon pool by folate
Reference
1  [PMID:6023571]
  Authors
Wagner C, Lusty SM Jr, Kung HF, Rogers NL.
  Title
Preparation and properties of trimethylsulfonium-tetrahydrofolate methyltransferase.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 242 (1967) 1287-93.
Other DBs
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
37256-92-1

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