From Dimethyl ether to Methanol and Formaldehyde

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Hyman MR, Page CL, Arp DJ. Appl Environ Microbiol (1994) 60(8): 3033-5.

Search Medline for ammonia monooxygenase.
48 citations on March 09, 2012.
         Dimethyl ether          
                |
                |  O2 + AH2
        ammonia | /
  monooxygenase |/
     1.14.99.39 | Search GenBank, 5387 hits on Apr. 03, 2012
          Kyoto |\
         ExPASy | \
                |  H2O + A
                v
     Methanol + Formaldehyde     
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
dialiphatic Ether -----> Alcohol + Aldehyde (bt0023)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r0082.
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