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Accepted name: 3-hydroxy-16-methoxy-2,3-dihydrotabersonine N-methyltransferase
Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + 3-hydroxy-16-methoxy-2,3-dihydrotabersonine = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + deacetoxyvindoline
For diagram of vindoline biosynthesis, click here
Other name(s): 16-methoxy-2,3-dihydro-3-hydroxytabersonine methyltransferase; NMT; 16-methoxy-2,3-dihydro-3-hydroxytabersonine N-methyltransferase; S-adenosyl-L-methionine:16-methoxy-2,3-dihydro-3-hydroxytabersonine N-methyltransferase
Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:3-hydroxy-16-methoxy-2,3-dihydrotabersonine N-methyltransferase
Comments: Involved in the biosynthesis of vindoline from tabersonine in the Madagascar periwinkle Catharanthus roseus.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 113478-40-3
1.  De Luca, V., Balsevich, J., Tyler, R.T., Eilert, U., Panchuk, B.D. and Kurz, W.G.W. Biosynthesis of indole alkaloids - developmental regulation of the biosynthetic-pathway from tabersonine to vindoline in Catharanthus roseus. J. Plant Physiol. 125 (1986) 147–156.
2.  De Luca, V. and Cutler, A.J. Subcellular localization of enzymes involved in indole alkaloid biosynthesis in Catharanthus roseus. Plant Physiol. 85 (1987) 1099–1102. [PMID: 16665811]
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