Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + ethanolamine phosphate = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + N-methylethanolamine phosphate
Other name(s): phosphoethanolamine methyltransferase
Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:ethanolamine-phosphate N-methyltransferase
Comments: The enzyme may catalyse the transfer of two further methyl groups to the product.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 171040-79-2
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