From Theophylline to 3-Methylxanthine

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Reference
Hakil, M., Denis, S., Viniegra-Gonzalez, G., & Augur, C. (1998). Degradation and Product Analysis of Filamentous Fungi. Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 22(5), 355-359.

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         Theophylline          
               |
               |  NAD(P)H + H+ + O2
  theophylline | /
   demethylase |/
     1.13.12.- |
               |\
        ExPASy | \
               |  NAD(P)+ + H2O + CH2O
               v
       3-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# r1325.
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