From tert-Butyl formate to Formate and tert-Butyl alcohol

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Smith CA, O'Reilly KT, Hyman MR. Appl Environ Microbiol (2003) 69(2): 796-804.

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          tert-Butyl formate           
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                   |  H2O
                   | /
  carboxylesterase |/
           3.1.1.1 | Search GenBank, 187 hits on Apr. 03, 2012
             Kyoto |\
            ExPASy | \
                   |  H+
                   v
     Formate + tert-Butyl alcohol      
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
Ester -----> Alcohol + Carboxylate (bt0024)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r1025.
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