From beta-Hydroxybutyldibutyltin to Methyl ethyl ketone and Dibutyltin (DBT)

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Reference
Lee, R.F., Valkirs, A.O., & Seligman, P.F. (1989). Importance of Microalgae in the Biodegradation of Tributyltin in Estuarine Waters. Environ Sci Technol, 23, 1515-1518.

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        beta-Hydroxybutyldibutyltin        
                     |
                     |  1/2O2 + H+
                     | /
                     |/
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                     |\
                     | \
                     |  H2O
                     v
  Methyl ethyl ketone + Dibutyltin (DBT)   
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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r0644.
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