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Accepted name: inositol 3-methyltransferase
Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + myo-inositol = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + 1D-3-O-methyl-myo-inositol
For diagram of the biosynthesis of methyl-myo-inositols, click here
Other name(s): inositol L-1-methyltransferase; myo-inositol 1-methyltransferase; S-adenosylmethionine:myo-inositol 1-methyltransferase; myo-inositol 1-O-methyltransferase (name based on 1L-numbering system and not 1D-numbering); S-adenosyl-L-methionine:myo-inositol 1-O-methyltransferase
Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:1D-myo-inositol 3-O-methyltransferase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 37257-05-9
1.  Hofmann, H., Wagner, I. and Hoffmann-Ostenhof, O. Untersuchungen über die Biosynthese der Cyclite. XXIV. Über ein lösliches Enzym aus Vinca rosea, das myo-Inosit zu L-Bornesit methyliert. Hoppe-Seyler's Z. Physiol. Chem. 350 (1969) 1465–1468. [PMID: 5362621]
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