IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: tyramine N-methyltransferase

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


1. Mann, J.D. and Mudd, S.H. Alkaloids and plant metabolism. IV. The tyramine methylpherase of barley roots. J. Biol. Chem. 238 (1963) 381-385.

[EC created 1972]

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