From 1-Methylxanthine to Xanthine

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Reference
Asano, Y., Komeda, T., & Yamada, H. (1993). Microbial Production of Theobromine from Caffeine. Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry, 57(8), 1286-1289.

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         1-Methylxanthine          
                 |
                 |  NAD(P)H + H+ + O2
  heteroxanthine | /
     demethylase |/
     1.14.13.128 |
           Kyoto |\
          ExPASy | \
                 |  NAD(P)+ + H2O + CH2O
                 v
             Xanthine              
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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# r1331.
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