IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: loganate O-methyltransferase

Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + loganate = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + loganin

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Other name(s): loganate methyltransferase; S-adenosyl-L-methionine:loganic acid methyltransferase

Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:loganate 11-O-methyltransferase

Comments: Also acts on secologanate. Methylates the 11-carboxy group of the monoterpenoid loganate.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 39391-10-1


1. Madyastha, K.M., Guarnaccia, R., Baxter, C. and Coscia, C.J. S-Adenosyl-L-methionine: loganic acid methyltransferase. A carboxyl-alkylating enzyme from Vinca rosea. J. Biol. Chem. 248 (1973) 2497-2501. [PMID: 4698228]

[EC created 1976]

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