IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glutamate—methylamine ligase

Reaction: ATP + L-glutamate + methylamine = ADP + phosphate + N5-methyl-L-glutamine

Other name(s): γ-glutamylmethylamide synthetase

Systematic name: L-glutamate:methylamine ligase (ADP-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37318-69-7


1. Kung, H.-F. and Wagner, C. γ-Glutamylmethylamide. A new intermediate in the metabolism of methylamine. J. Biol. Chem. 244 (1969) 4136-4140. [PMID: 5800436]

[EC created 1972]

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