From Benzo(a)pyrene to Benzo(a)pyrene-cis-7,8-dihydrodiol

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Medline reference
Schneider J, Grosser R, Jayasimhulu K, Xue W, Warshawsky D. Appl Environ Microbiol (1996) 62(1): 13-9.

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            Benzo(a)pyrene             
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                   |  O2 + NADH + H+
    benzo(a)pyrene | /
   7,8-dioxygenase |/
         1.14.12.- |
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            ExPASy | \
                   |  NAD+
                   v
  Benzo(a)pyrene-cis-7,8-dihydrodiol   
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
vic-unsubstituted Aromatic -----> vic-Dihydrodihydroxyaromatic (bt0367)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r1137.
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