From Dimethylmalonate to Isobutyrate

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Medline reference
Probian C, Wulfing A, Harder J. Appl Environ Microbiol (2003) 69(3): 1866-70.

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           Dimethylmalonate            
                   |
                   |  H+
  dimethylmalonate | /
     decarboxylase |/
           4.1.1.- |
                   |\
            ExPASy | \
                   |  CO2
                   v
              Isobutyrate              
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
2- or 3- substituted Carboxylate -----> RH + CO2 (bt0051)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r1031.
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