KEGG   ENZYME: 2.1.1.283
Entry
EC 2.1.1.283                Enzyme                                 

Name
emodin O-methyltransferase;
EOMT
Class
Transferases;
Transferring one-carbon groups;
Methyltransferases
Sysname
S-adenosyl-L-methionine:emodin 8-O-methyltransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
S-adenosyl-L-methionine + emodin = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + questin [RN:R10472]
Reaction(KEGG)
R10472
Substrate
S-adenosyl-L-methionine [CPD:C00019];
emodin [CPD:C10343]
Product
S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine [CPD:C00021];
questin [CPD:C01448]
Comment
The enzyme is involved in biosynthesis of the seco-anthraquinone (+)-geodin.
History
EC 2.1.1.283 created 2013
Reference
1  [PMID:1444712]
  Authors
Chen ZG, Fujii I, Ebizuka Y, Sankawa U
  Title
Emodin O-methyltransferase from Aspergillus terreus.
  Journal
Arch Microbiol 158:29-34 (1992)
DOI:10.1007/bf00249062
Other DBs
ExplorEnz - The Enzyme Database: 2.1.1.283
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 2.1.1.283
ExPASy - ENZYME nomenclature database: 2.1.1.283
BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 2.1.1.283

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