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Betaine-Homocysteine S-Methyltransferase MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Betaine-Homocysteine S-Methyltransferase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.913.555.500.175
Unique ID
D050940
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050940
Scope Note
A ZINC metalloenzyme that catalyzes the transfer of a methyl group from BETAINE to HOMOCYSTEINE to produce dimethylglycine and METHIONINE, respectively. This enzyme is a member of a family of ZINC-dependent METHYLTRANSFERASES that use THIOLS or selenols as methyl acceptors.
Entry Term(s)
Bet-HCys MTase
Betaine Homocysteine Methyltransferase
Betaine-Homocysteine Methyltransferase
Betaine-Homocysteine Methyltransferase 2
Betaine-Homocysteine Methyltransferase-2
Registry Number
EC 2.1.1.5
Related Numbers
9029-78-1
EC 2.1.1.5
Public MeSH Note
2006; BETAINE-HOMOCYSTEINE S-METHYLTRANSFERASE was indexed under METHYLTRANSFERASES 1980-2005, & under BETAINE & HOMOCYSTEINE 1980-1981
History Note
2006(1980)
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2013/07/09
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