IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: anthranilate N-methyltransferase

Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + anthranilate = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + N-methylanthranilate

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Other name(s): anthranilic acid N-methyltransferase

Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:anthranilate N-methyltransferase

Comments: Involved in the biosynthesis of acridine alkaloids in plant tissues.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 123779-15-7


1. Eilert, U. and Wolters, B. Elicitor induction of S-adenosyl-L-methionine-anthranilic acid N-methyltransferase activity in cell-suspension and organ-cultures of Ruta graveolens L. Plant Cell, Tissue Organ Cult. 18 (1989) 1-18.

[EC created 1992]

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