From Methanethiol to Hydrogen Sulfide and Formaldehyde

Graphic of the reaction.

Reference
Suylen, G. M. H., Lange, P. J., van Dijken, J. P., & Kuenen, J. G. (1987). Journal of General Microbiology, 133, 2989-2994.

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             Methanethiol              
                   |
                   |  O2 + H2O
  methyl mercaptan | /
           oxidase |/
           1.8.3.4 |
             Kyoto |\
            ExPASy | \
                   |  H2O2
                   v
    Hydrogen Sulfide + Formaldehyde    
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
disubstituted Sulfide -----> Aldehyde + Sulfide (bt0259)

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