From Paraxanthine to 7-Methylxanthine

Graphic of the reaction.

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

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         Paraxanthine          
               |
               |  2H+ + 2e- + O2
  paraxanthine | /
   demethylase |/
     1.13.12.- |
               |\
        ExPASy | \
               |  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# r1257.
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