From 2,3-Dihydroxy-2-methyl propionate to 2-Hydroxy-2-methyl-1,3-dicarbonate

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

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10 citations on August 16, 2012.
   2,3-Dihydroxy-2-methyl propionate   
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                   |  2H+ + 2e-
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    [2-Formyl-2-hydroxypropionate]     
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                   |  H2O
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                   |  3H+ + 2e-
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  2-Hydroxy-2-methyl-1,3-dicarbonate   
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
primary Alcohol -----> Aldehyde (bt0001)
Aldehyde -----> Carboxylate (bt0003)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r0620.
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