Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + tyramine = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + N-methyltyramine
Other name(s): DIB O-methyltransferase (3,5-diiodo-4-hydroxy-benzoic acid); S-adenosyl-methionine:tyramine N-methyltransferase; tyramine methylpherase
Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:tyramine N-methyltransferase
Comments: Has some activity on phenylethylamine analogues.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37256-96-5
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