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Phenylethanolamine N-Methyltransferase MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Phenylethanolamine N-Methyltransferase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.913.555.500.700
Unique ID
D010625
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010625
Scope Note
A methyltransferase that catalyzes the reaction of S-adenosyl-L-methionine and phenylethanolamine to yield S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine and N-methylphenylethanolamine. It can act on various phenylethanolamines and converts norepinephrine into epinephrine. (From Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992) EC 2.1.1.28.
Entry Term(s)
Noradrenalin N-Methyltransferase
Noradrenaline N-Methyltransferase
Norepinephrine Methyltransferase
Norepinephrine N-Methyltransferase
Phenethanolamine N-Methyltransferase
Registry Number
EC 2.1.1.28
Related Numbers
9037-68-7
CAS Type 1 Name
S-Adenosyl-L-methionine:phenylethanolamine N-methyltransferase
Previous Indexing
Methyltransferases (1971)
Transferases (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
74
History Note
74(72)
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Phenylethanolamine N-Methyltransferase Preferred
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