From tert-Butyl alcohol to 2-Methyl-2-hydroxy-1-propanol

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Medline reference
Steffan RJ, McClay K, Vainberg S, Condee CW, Zhang D. Appl Environ Microbiol (1997) 63(11): 4216-22.

Search Medline for alkane 1-monooxygenase AND tert-Butyl alcohol.
2 citations on August 16, 2012.
         tert-Butyl alcohol          
                  |
                  |  O2 + RH2
           alkane | /
  1-monooxygenase |/
        1.14.15.3 | Search GenBank, 684 hits on Apr. 03, 2012
            Kyoto |\
           ExPASy | \
                  |  H2O + R
                  v
    2-Methyl-2-hydroxy-1-propanol    
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
aliphatic Methyl [H0] -----> primary Alcohol (bt0332)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r0615.
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