N-methylation is one method by which drug and other xenobiotic compounds are metabolized by the liver. This gene encodes the protein responsible for this enzymatic activity which uses S-adenosyl methionine as the methyl donor.
Protein Aliases: Nicotinamide N-methyltransferase
Gene Aliases: NNMT
UniProt ID: (Human) P40261
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 4837