From Hexadecyltrimethylammonium chloride to Trimethylamine and Hexadecanal

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Medline reference
van Ginkel CG, van Dijk JB, Kroon AG. Appl Environ Microbiol (1992) 58(9): 3083-7.

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2 citations on September 11, 2012.
                     Hexadecyltrimethylammonium chloride                     
                                      |
                                      |  NAD(P)H + H+ + O2
  hexadecyltrimethylammonium chloride | /
                        monooxygenase |/
                            1.13.12.- |
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                               ExPASy | \
                                      |  NAD(P)+ + H2O
                                      v
                        Trimethylamine + Hexadecanal                         
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
Methylammonium derivative -----> Trimethylamine + Aldehyde or Ketone (bt0063)

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