Methylation of 3,4-dihydroxyphenylacetic acid to homovanillic acid

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R-HSA-379464
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Homo sapiens
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3,4-dihydroxyphenylacetic acid, generated after oxidation of dopamine by monoamineoxidase, is methylated by catecholamine o-methyltransferase to homovanillic acid (Deeds et al.1957).

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
13416264 Methylation and dehydroxylation of phenolic compounds by rats and rabbits

DEEDS, F, BOOTH, AN, JONES, FT

J. Biol. Chem. 1957
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methyltransferase activity of COMT [plasma membrane]
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