IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: methionine S-methyltransferase

Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + L-methionine = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + S-methyl-L-methionine

Other name(s): S-adenosyl methionine:methionine methyl transferase; methionine methyltransferase; S-adenosylmethionine transmethylase; S-adenosylmethionine-methionine methyltransferase

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

Comments: Requires Zn2+ or Mn2+

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9027-77-4


1. Karr, D. Tweto, J. and Albersheim, P. S-Adenosyl methionine: methionine methyl transferase from wheat germ. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 121 (1967) 732-738. [PMID: 6078098]

[EC created 1972]

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