From (5R)-Menth-2-enone to (5R)-3-Hydroxymenthone

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Medline reference
Hylemon PB, Harder J. FEMS Microbiol Rev (1998) 22(5): 475-88.

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       (5R)-Menth-2-enone        
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                |  H2O
  menth-2-enone | /
      hydratase |/
        4.2.1.- |
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         ExPASy |
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                v
     (5R)-3-Hydroxymenthone      
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
1-Oxo 2- or 3-ene derivative -----> 1-Oxo-3-hydroxy derivative (bt0021)

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