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Information on EC 2.1.1.6 - catechol O-methyltransferase

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     2 Transferases
         2.1 Transferring one-carbon groups
             2.1.1 Methyltransferases
                2.1.1.6 catechol O-methyltransferase
IUBMB Comments
The mammalian enzyme acts more rapidly on catecholamines such as adrenaline or noradrenaline than on catechols.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Eukaryota, Bacteria
Synonyms
catechol-o-methyltransferase, catechol-o-methyl transferase, s-comt, mb-comt, comt1, comt i, comt ii, catechol methyltransferase, ctomt1, comt2, more
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LITERATURE
S-adenosyl-L-methionine + a catechol = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + a guaiacol
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