Reaction: trimethylammonioacetate + L-homocysteine = dimethylglycine + L-methionine
Other name(s): betaine-homocysteine methyltransferase; betaine-homocysteine transmethylase
Systematic name: trimethylammonioacetate:L-homocysteine S-methyltransferase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9029-78-1
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