From Mentha-1,3-dione to 3,7-Dimethyl-5-oxo-octyl-CoA

Graphic of the reaction.

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

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               Mentha-1,3-dione                
                       |
                       |  CoASH + ATP
  mentha-1,3-dione-CoA | /
                ligase |/
               6.2.1.- |
                       |\
                ExPASy | \
                       |  ADP/AMP + Pi/PPi
                       v
         3,7-Dimethyl-5-oxo-octyl-CoA          
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
1,3-Diketone -----> Ketone + Carboxylate (bt0373)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r1186.
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