From Methyl tert-butyl ether to tert-Butyl formate

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Medline reference
Smith CA, O'Reilly KT, Hyman MR. Appl Environ Microbiol (2003) 69(2): 796-804.

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30 citations on September 11, 2012.
       Methyl tert-butyl ether       
                  |
                  |  O2 + RH2
           alkane | /
  1-monooxygenase |/
        1.14.15.3 | Search GenBank, 684 hits on Apr. 03, 2012
            Kyoto |\
           ExPASy | \
                  |  H2O + R
                  v
  [Hydroxymethyl-tert-butyl ether]   
                  |
                  |  R
                  | /
                  |/
                  |
                  |\
                  | \
                  |  RH2
                  v
         tert-Butyl formate          
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