From Phenylacetonitrile to Phenylacetate

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Stevenson DE, Feng R, Dumas F, Groleau D, Mihoc A, Storer AC. Biotechnol Appl Biochem (1992) 15(3): 283-302.

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11 citations on March 09, 2012.

   Phenylacetonitrile    
            |
            |  2H2O
            | /
  nitrilase |/
    3.5.5.1 | Search GenBank, 431 hits on Apr. 03, 2012
      Kyoto |\
     ExPASy | \
            |  NH4+
            v
      Phenylacetate      
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
Nitrile -----> Carboxylate (bt0030)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r0701.
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