|Superclasses:||Reactions Classified By Conversion Type → Simple Reactions → Chemical Reactions|
|Reactions Classified By Substrate → Small-Molecule Reactions|
EC Number: 188.8.131.52
Enzymes and Genes:
|Cicer arietinum :||isoflavone-4'-O-methyltransferase
In Pathway: formononetin biosynthesis
Note that this reaction equation differs from the official Enzyme Commission reaction equation for this EC number, which can be found here .
The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the direction in which it was curated.
Most BioCyc compounds have been protonated to a reference pH value of 7.3, and some reactions have been computationally balanced for hydrogen by adding free protons. Please see the PGDB Concepts Guide for more information.
Mass balance status: Balanced.
Enzyme Commission Primary Name: isoflavone 4′-O-methyltransferase
Enzyme Commission Synonyms: 4'-hydroxyisoflavone methyltransferase, isoflavone methyltransferase, isoflavone O-methyltransferase
Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG'° in kcal/mol): 7.7590027 [Latendresse13]
Requires Mg2+ for activity. The enzyme catalyses the methylation of daidzein and genistein. It does not methylate naringenin, apigenin, luteolin or kaempferol.
Unification Links: KEGG:R06564
Wengenmayer74: Wengenmayer H, Ebel J, Grisebach H (1974). "Purification and properties of a S-adenosylmethionine: isoflavone 4'-O-methyltransferase from cell suspension cultures of Cicer arietinum L." Eur J Biochem 50(1);135-43. PMID: 4452353
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