From 4,4-Dimethyl-3-oxopentanoate to 3,3-Dimethyl-2-butanone

Graphic of the reaction.

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

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                 4,4-Dimethyl-3-oxopentanoate                  
                               |
                               |  H+
  4,4-dimethyl-3-oxopentanoate | /
                 decarboxylase |/
                       4.1.1.- |
                               |\
                        ExPASy | \
                               |  CO2
                               v
                    3,3-Dimethyl-2-butanone                    
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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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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r1280.
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