Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion TypeSimple ReactionsChemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By SubstrateSmall-Molecule Reactions

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:
tellurite methyltransferaseInferred from experiment: tehB

The direction shown, i.e. which substrates are on the left and right sides, is in accordance with the direction in which it was curated.

Mass balance status: Balanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: tellurite methyltransferase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: TehB

Enzyme Commission Summary:
The enzyme is involved in the detoxification of tellurite. It can also methylate selenite and selenium dioxide.

Citations: [Liu00, Choudhury11]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

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Created 24-Jan-2011 by Keseler I, SRI International


Choudhury11: Choudhury HG, Cameron AD, Iwata S, Beis K (2011). "Structure and mechanism of the chalcogen-detoxifying protein TehB from Escherichia coli." Biochem J 435(1);85-91. PMID: 21244361

Liu00: Liu M, Turner RJ, Winstone TL, Saetre A, Dyllick-Brenzinger M, Jickling G, Tari LW, Weiner JH, Taylor DE (2000). "Escherichia coli TehB requires S-adenosylmethionine as a cofactor to mediate tellurite resistance." J Bacteriol 182(22);6509-13. PMID: 11053398

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