MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0008425 - 2-polyprenyl-6-methoxy-1,4-benzoquinone methyltransferase activity

Synonyms: 2-polyprenyl-6-methoxy-1,4-benzoquinone methylase activity, coenzyme Q biosynthesis methyltransferase activity, coenzyme Q biosynthetic process methyltransferase activity

Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: 2-polyprenyl-6-methoxy-1,4-benzoquinone + S-adenosyl-L-methionine = 2-polyprenyl-3-methyl-6-methoxy-1,4-benzoquinone + S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine.

Parent Classes:
GO:0030580 - quinone cofactor methyltransferase activity

Child Classes:
GO:0043333 - 2-octaprenyl-6-methoxy-1,4-benzoquinone methyltransferase activity (1)

Term Members:
bifunctional 2-octaprenyl-6-methoxy-1,4-benzoquinone methylase and S-adenosylmethionine:2-DMK methyltransferase (ubiE)

Unification Links: GO:0008425

Relationship Links: ENZYME:RELATED-TO:2.1.1.-

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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