From Pivalate to Dimethylmalonate

Graphic of the reaction.

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

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9 citations on March 09, 2012.
      Pivalate       
          |
          |  2H2O
          | /
          |/
          |
          v\
          | \
          |  7H+ + 6e-
          v
  Dimethylmalonate   
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
aliphatic Methyl [H0] -----> primary Alcohol (bt0332)
primary Alcohol -----> Aldehyde (bt0001)
Aldehyde -----> Carboxylate (bt0003)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r1038.
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