IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: indolepyruvate C-methyltransferase

Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + (indol-3-yl)pyruvate = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + (S)-3-(indol-3-yl)-2-oxobutanoate

Other name(s): indolepyruvate methyltransferase; indolepyruvate 3-methyltransferase; indolepyruvic acid methyltransferase; S-adenosyl-L-methionine:indolepyruvate C-methyltransferase

Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:(indol-3-yl)pyruvate C-methyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 54576-88-4


1. Hornemann, U., Speedie, M.K., Hurley, L.H. and Floss, H.G. Demonstration of a C-methylating enzyme in cell free extracts of indolmycin-producing Streptomyces griseus. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 39 (1970) 594-599. [PMID: 5490210]

[EC created 1976]

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