Phenylethanolamine N-methyltransferase

protein
Name=phenylethanolamine N-methyltransferase
caption=


width=
HGNCid=9160
Symbol=PNMT
AltSymbols=PENT
EntrezGene=5409
OMIM=171190
RefSeq=NM_002686
UniProt=P11086
PDB=
ECnumber=2.1.1.28
Chromosome=17
Arm=q
Band=21
LocusSupplementaryData=-q22

Phenylethanolamine N-methyltransferase (PNMT) is an enzyme found in the adrenal medulla that converts Norepinephrine (Noradrenalin) to Epinephrine (Adrenalin).

PNMT is positively influenced by cortisol, which is produced in the adrenal cortex.

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