From 3-Hydroxytoluene to 3-Hydroxybenzyl alcohol

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Keat MJ, Hopper DJ. Biochem J (1978) 175(2): 649-58.

Search Medline for 3,5-xylenol methylhydroxylase.
3 citations on March 09, 2012.

            3-Hydroxytoluene             
                    |
                    |  NADH + O2
        3,5-xylenol | /
  methylhydroxylase |/
          1.14.13.- |
                    |\
             ExPASy | \
                    |  NAD+ + OH-
                    v
         3-Hydroxybenzyl alcohol         
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
aromatic Methyl -----> primary Alcohol (bt0036)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r0081.
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