From o-Xylene to 2-Methylbenzyl alcohol

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Jorgensen C, Nielsen B, Jensen BK, Mortensen E. Biodegradation (1995) 6(2): 141-6.

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

            o-Xylene             
                |
                |  NADH + O2
         xylene | /
  monooxygenase |/
      1.14.13.- | Search GenBank, 79 hits on Jun. 21, 2012
                |\
         ExPASy | \
                |  NAD+ + H2O
                v
     2-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# r0220.
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