From 2-Hydroxy-4-hydroxymethylbenzalpyruvate to 4-Hydroxymethylsalicylaldehyde and Pyruvate

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Medline reference
Mahajan MC, Phale PS, Vaidyanathan CS. Arch Microbiol (1994) 161(5): 425-33.

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                       2-Hydroxy-4-hydroxymethylbenzalpyruvate                       
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  2-hydroxy-4-hydroxymethylbenzalpyruvate | /
                       hydratase-aldolase |/
                                  4.1.2.- |
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                      4-Hydroxymethylsalicylaldehyde + Pyruvate                      
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