From Diphenyl ether to Phenol and Catechol

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Medline reference
Schmidt S, Wittich RM, Erdmann D, Wilkes H, Francke W, Fortnagel P. Appl Environ Microbiol (1992) 58(9): 2744-50.

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           Diphenyl ether            
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                  |  NADH + O2 + H+
   diphenyl ether | /
  1,2-dioxygenase |/
        1.14.12.- |
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           ExPASy | \
                  |  NAD+
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[cis-1,2-dihydrodihydroxydiphenyl ether]
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          Phenol + Catechol          
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
polynuclear Aromatic system -----> 1,2-dioxygenation and cleavage at connecting atom (bt0374)

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