From 4-Methoxybenzoate to 4-Hydroxybenzoate and Formaldehyde

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Bernhardt FH, Bill E, Trautwein AX, Twilfer H. Methods Enzymol (1988) 161: 281-94.

Search Medline for 4-methoxybenzoate monooxygenase.
14 citations on June 21, 2012.
            4-Methoxybenzoate            
                    |
                    |  AH2 + O2
  4-methoxybenzoate | /
      monooxygenase |/
         1.14.99.15 |
              Kyoto |\
             ExPASy | \
                    |  A + H2O
                    v
    4-Hydroxybenzoate + Formaldehyde     
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
aromatic-aliphatic Ether -----> Phenol derivative + Aldehyde (bt0023)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r0154.
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