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Catechol O-Methyltransferase MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Catechol O-Methyltransferase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.913.555.500.250
Unique ID
D002394
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002394
Scope Note
Enzyme that catalyzes the movement of a methyl group from S-adenosylmethionone to a catechol or a catecholamine.
Entry Term(s)
Catechol Methyltransferase
Catechol-O-Methyltransferase
Registry Number
EC 2.1.1.6
CAS Type 1 Name
S-Adenosyl-L-methionine:catechol O-methyltransferase
Previous Indexing
Methyltransferases (1971)
Transferase (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
98; see CATECHOL METHYLTRANSFERASE 1974-97
History Note
98(72)
Entry Combination
antagonists & inhibitors:Catechol O-Methyltransferase Inhibitors
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2014/06/10
Catechol O-Methyltransferase Preferred
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