IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: (S)-coclaurine-N-methyltransferase

Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + (S)-coclaurine = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + (S)-N-methylcoclaurine

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Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:(S)-coclaurine-N-methyltransferase

Comments: The enzyme is specific for the (S)-isomer of coclaurine. Norcoclaurine can also act as an acceptor.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 167398-06-3


1. Loeffler, S., Deus-Neumann, B. and Zenk, M.H. S-Adenosyl-L-methionine: (S)-coclaurine-N-methyltransferase from Tinospora cordifolia. Phytochemistry 38 (1995) 1387-1395.

[EC created 2001]

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