From 2,4,4-Trimethyl-3-oxopentanoate to 2,2-Dimethyl-3-pentanone

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Medline reference
Solano-Serena F, Marchal R, Heiss S, Vandecasteele JP. J Appl Microbiol (2004) 97(3): 629-39.

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                   2,4,4-Trimethyl-3-oxopentanoate                   
                                  |
                                  |  H+
  2,4,4-trimethyl-3-oxopentanoate | /
                    decarboxylase |/
                          4.1.1.- |
                                  |\
                           ExPASy | \
                                  |  CO2
                                  v
                      2,2-Dimethyl-3-pentanone                       
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
2- or 3- substituted Carboxylate -----> RH + CO2 (bt0051)

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