From p-Xylene to p-Methylbenzyl alcohol

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Shaw JP, Harayama S. Eur J Biochem (1992) 209(1): 51-61.

Search Medline titles for xylene monooxygenase.
36 citations on June 21, 2012.
            p-Xylene             
                |
                |  NADH + H+ + O2
         xylene | /
  monooxygenase |/
      1.14.13.- | Search GenBank, 79 hits on Jun. 21, 2012
                |\
         ExPASy | \
                |  NAD+ + H2O
                v
     p-Methylbenzyl 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# r0168.
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