From 3-Hydroxytoluene to 3-Methylcatechol

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Olsen RH, Kukor JJ, Kaphammer B. J Bacteriol (1994) 176(12): 3749-56.

Search Medline for toluene 3-monooxygenase.
15 citations on March 09, 2012.
          3-Hydroxytoluene           
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                  |  O2 + 2H+ + 2e-
          toluene | /
  3-monooxygenase |/
         1.14.-.- | Search GenBank, 8 hits on Apr. 03, 2012
                  |\
           ExPASy | \
                  |  H2O
                  v
          3-Methylcatechol           
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
1-Hydroxy-2-unsubstituted aromatic -----> 1,2-Dihydroxyaromatic (bt0014)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r0271.
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