IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: [cytochrome c]-methionine S-methyltransferase

Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + [cytochrome c]-methionine = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + [cytochrome c]-S-methyl-methionine

Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:[cytochrome c]-methionine S-methyltransferase

Comments: the enzyme from Euglena gracilis methylates Met-65 of horse heart cytochrome c.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 93585-98-9


1. Farooqui, J.Z., Tuck, M., Paik, W.K. Purification and characterization of enzymes from Euglena gracilis that methylate methionine and arginine residues of cytochrome c. J. Biol. Chem. 260 (1985) 537-545. [PMID: 2981218]

[EC created 1999]

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