IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: N-benzoyl-4-hydroxyanthranilate 4-O-methyltransferase

Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + N-benzoyl-4-hydroxyanthranilate = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + N-benzoyl-4-methoxyanthranilate

Other name(s): N-benzoyl-4-hydroxyanthranilate 4-methyltransferase; benzoyl-CoA:anthranilate N-benzoyltransferase

Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:N-benzoyl-4-O-hydroxyanthranilate 4-O-methyltransferase

Comments: Involved in the biosynthesis of phytoalexins.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 125498-68-2


1. Reinhard, K. and Matern, U. The biosynthesis of phytoalexins in Dianthus caryophyllus L. cell cultures: induction of benzoyl-CoA:anthranilate N-benzoyltransferase activity. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 275 (1989) 295-301. [PMID: 2817901]

[EC created 1992]

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