From Benzoylformate to Benzaldehyde

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Graphic of its mechanism.

Medline reference
Polovnikova ES, McLeish MJ, Sergienko EA, Burgner JT, Anderson NL, Bera AK, Jordan F, Kenyon GL, Hasson MS. Biochemistry (2003) 42(7): 1820-30.

Search Medline titles for benzoylformate decarboxylase AND bacteria.
19 citations on August 23, 2012.
          Benzoylformate           
                 |
                 |  H+
  benzoylformate | /
   decarboxylase |/
         4.1.1.7 | Search GenBank, 452 hits on Apr. 03, 2012
           Kyoto |\
          ExPASy | \
                 |  CO2
                 v
           Benzaldehyde            
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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r1049.
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