From 2,3-Dihydroxybenzoate to Catechol

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Kamath AV, Vaidyanathan CS. Appl Environ Microbiol (1990) 56(1): 275-80.

Search Medline for o-pyrocatechuate decarboxylase.
7 citations on August 16, 2012.
         2,3-Dihydroxybenzoate         
                   |
                   |  H+
  o-pyrocatechuate | /
     decarboxylase |/
          4.1.1.46 | Search GenBank, 90 hits on Apr. 03, 2012
             Kyoto |\
            ExPASy | \
                   |  CO2
                   v
               Catechol                
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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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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r0579.
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