IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 2.1.1.22

Accepted name: carnosine N-methyltransferase

Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + carnosine = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + anserine

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

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37256-93-2

References:

1. McManus, I.R. Enzymatic synthesis of anserine in skeletal muscle by N-methylation of carnosine. J. Biol. Chem. 237 (1962) 1207-1211.

[EC 2.1.1.22 created 1972]


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