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Accepted name: demethylsterigmatocystin 6-O-methyltransferase
Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + 6-demethylsterigmatocystin = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + sterigmatocystin
For diagram of sterigmatocystin biosynthesis, click here
Other name(s): demethylsterigmatocystin methyltransferase; O-methyltransferase I
Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:6-demethylsterigmatocystin 6-O-methyltransferase
Comments: Dihydrodemethylsterigmatocystin can also act as acceptor. Involved in the biosynthesis of aflatoxins in fungi.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 123516-47-2
1.  Yabe, K., Ando, Y., Hashimoto, J. and Hamasaki, T. 2 distinct O-methyltransferases in aflatoxin biosynthesis. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 55 (1989) 2172–2177. [PMID: 2802602]
[EC created 1992]

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