From Theobromine to 7-Methylxanthine

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Mazzafera P. Front Biosci (2004) 9: 1348-59.

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         Theobromine         
              |
              |  NAD(P)H + H+ + O2
  theobromine | /
  demethylase |/
    1.13.12.- |
              |\
       ExPASy | \
              |  NAD(P)+ + H2O + CH2O
              v
      7-Methylxanthine       
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
N-substituted Amide -----> Amide + Aldehyde or Ketone (bt0243)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r1248.
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