From 1,3-Dichloro-2-propanol to (RS)-3-Chloro-1,2-epoxypropane

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Nakamura T, Nagasawa T, Yu F, Watanabe I, Yamada H. Appl Environ Microbiol (1994) 60(4): 1297-301.

Search Medline for halohydrin hydrogen-halide-lyase.
5 citations on March 09, 2012.

            1,3-Dichloro-2-propanol            
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  halohydrin epoxidase |
                     A |
               4.5.1.- | Search GenBank, 2 hits on Apr. 03, 2012
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                       |  HCl
                       v
        (RS)-3-Chloro-1,2-epoxypropane         
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
1-Halo, 2-hydroxyaliphatic -----> 1,2-Epoxyaliphatic (bt0066)

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