From m-Xylene to 3-Methylbenzyl alcohol

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Suzuki M, Hayakawa T, Shaw JP, Rekik M, Harayama S. J Bacteriol (1991) 173(5): 1690-5.

Search Medline for xylene monooxygenase.
69 citations on March 09, 2012.

            m-Xylene             
                |
                |  NADH + O2
         xylene | /
  monooxygenase |/
      1.14.13.- | Search GenBank, 79 hits on Jun. 21, 2012
                |\
         ExPASy | \
                |  NAD+ + H2O
                v
     3-Methylbenzyl alcohol      
Display a pathway starting from this reaction.

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# r0212.
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