MDMQ6H2 is methylated to DMQ6H2 by Coq5

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R-SCE-2167836
Type
Reaction [transition]
Species
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
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MDMQ6H2 is methylated to DMQ6H2 by Coq5

2-methoxy-6-polyprenyl-1,4-benzoquinol methylase, mitochondrial (Coq5) catalyses the C-methyltransferase conversion of 2-hexaprenyl-6-methoxy-1,4-benzoquinol (MDMQ6H2) to 2-hexaprenyl-3-methyl-6-methoxy-1,4-benzoquinol (DMQ6H2) (Barkovich et al. 1997).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
9083049 Characterization of the COQ5 gene from Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Evidence for a C-methyltransferase in ubiquinone biosynthesis

Barkovich, RJ, Shtanko, A, Shepherd, JA, Lee, PT, Myles, DC, Tzagoloff, A, Clarke, CF

J Biol Chem 1997
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Catalyst Activity

2-hexaprenyl-6-methoxy-1,4-benzoquinone methyltransferase activity of Coq5 [mitochondrial matrix]

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