(RS)-norcoclaurine 6-O-methyltransferase

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(RS)-norcoclaurine 6-O-methyltransferase
EC no.
CAS no.167398-06-3
IntEnzIntEnz view
ExPASyNiceZyme view
MetaCycmetabolic pathway
PDB structuresRCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum
Gene OntologyAmiGO / QuickGO

In enzymology, a (RS)-norcoclaurine 6-O-methyltransferase (EC is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction

S-adenosyl-L-methionine + (RS)-norcoclaurine S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + (RS)-coclaurine

Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are S-adenosyl methionine and (R,S)-norcoclaurine, whereas its two products are S-adenosylhomocysteine and (R,S)-coclaurine.

This enzyme belongs to the family of transferases, specifically those transferring one-carbon group methyltransferases. The systematic name of this enzyme class is S-adenosyl-L-methionine:(RS)-norcoclaurine 6-O-methyltransferase. This enzyme participates in alkaloid biosynthesis i.


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