From (5R)-3-Hydroxymenthone to Mentha-1,3-dione

Graphic of the reaction.

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

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14 citations on September 06, 2012.
         (5R)-3-Hydroxymenthone          
                    |
                    |  NAD+
  3-hydroxymenthone | /
      dehydrogenase |/
            1.1.1.- |
                    |\
             ExPASy | \
                    |  NADH + H+
                    v
            Mentha-1,3-dione             
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
secondary Alcohol -----> Ketone (bt0002)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r1185.
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