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Accepted name: thioether S-methyltransferase
Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + dimethyl sulfide = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + trimethylsulfonium
For diagram of dimethyl sulfide catabolism, click here
Other name(s): S-adenosyl-L-methionine:thioether S-methyltransferase; thioether methyltransferase
Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:dimethyl-sulfide S-methyltransferase
Comments: Also acts on dimethyl selenide, dimethyl telluride, diethyl sulfide, 1,4-dithiane and many other thioethers.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 114797-02-3
1.  Mozier, N.M., McConnell, P. and Hoffman, J.L. S-Adenosyl-L-methionine:thioether S-methyltransferase, a new enzyme in sulfur and selenium metabolism. J. Biol. Chem. 263 (1988) 4527–4531. [PMID: 3350800]
[EC created 1990]

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