Homocysteine S-Methyltransferase

Known as: Methyltransferase, S-Methylmethionine Homocysteine, S-Adenosylmethionine Homocysteine Methyltransferase, Homocysteine Methyltransferase 
An enzyme that catalyzes the demethylation of L-homocysteine to L-METHIONINE.
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Betaine-homocysteine S-methyltransferase (BHMT) uses betaine to catalyze the conversion of homocysteine (Hcy) to methionine… (More)
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2006
2006
Inhibitors and methyl donor substrates for betaine-homocysteine S-methyltransferase (BHMT) were used to study the role of this… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Hyperhomocysteinemia is a putative risk factor for cardiovascular disease, which also impairs endothelium-dependent… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Total homocysteine (tHcy) measured in serum or plasma is a marker of folate status and a risk factor for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We have prepared antibodies against porcine liver betaine-homocysteine methyltransferase (BHMT; EC 2.1.1.5) and recently cloned… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Porcine liver betaine-homocysteine methyltransferase (BHMT; EC) was purified to homogeneity, and the Michaelis constants for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The biological basis or mechanism whereby folate supplementation protects against heart and neural tube defect is unknown. It has… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVES To determine the risk of elevated total homocysteine (tHcy) levels for arteriosclerotic vascular disease, estimate the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
1. Conflicting reports exist as to the organ distribution of betaine-homocysteine methyltransferase (EC 2.1.1.5). It is important… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Using an in vitro system which contained enzymes, substrates, and other reactants at concentrations which approximated the in… (More)
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