IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: nicotinamide N-methyltransferase

Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + nicotinamide = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + 1-methylnicotinamide

Other name(s): nicotinamide methyltransferase

Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:nicotinamide N-methyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9029-74-7


1. Cantoni, G.L. Methylation of nicotinamide with a soluble enzyme system from rat liver. J. Biol. Chem. 189 (1951) 203-216.

[EC created 1961]

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