Information on EC 2.1.1.243 - 2-ketoarginine methyltransferase

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     2 Transferases
         2.1 Transferring one-carbon groups
             2.1.1 Methyltransferases
                2.1.1.243 2-ketoarginine methyltransferase
IUBMB Comments
The enzyme is involved in production of the rare amino acid 3-methylarginine, which is used by the epiphytic bacterium Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae as an antibiotic against the related pathogenic species Pseudomonas syringae pv. glycinea.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
mrsA, S-adenosylmethionine-dependent methyltransferase, SAM-dependent methyltransferase, more
REACTION
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ORGANISM
UNIPROT
LITERATURE
S-adenosyl-L-methionine + 5-guanidino-2-oxopentanoate = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + 5-guanidino-3-methyl-2-oxopentanoate
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