From Terephthalate to Benzoate

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Kleerebezem R, Hulshoff Pol LW, Lettinga G. Appl Environ Microbiol (1999) 65(3): 1161-7.

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          Terephthalate          
                |
                |  H2O
  terephthalate | /
  decarboxylase |/
        4.1.1.- |
                |\
         ExPASy | \
                |  HCO3-
                v
            Benzoate             
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
2- or 3- substituted Carboxylate -----> RH + CO2 (bt0051)

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