Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + histamine = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + Nτ-methylhistamine
Other name(s): histamine 1-methyltransferase; histamine methyltransferase; histamine-methylating enzyme; imidazolemethyltransferase; S-adenosylmethionine-histamine N-methyltransferase
Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:histamine N-tele-methyltransferase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9029-80-5
1. Brown, D.D., Tomchick, R. and Axelrod, J. The distribution and properties of a histamine-methylating enzyme. J. Biol. Chem. 234 (1959) 2948-2950.