Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + isoeugenol = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + isomethyleugenol
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Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:isoeugenol O-methyltransferase
Comments: Acts on eugenol and chavicol as well as isoeugenol.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 191744-33-9
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