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.