From Monomethyl isophthalate to Isophthalate

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Li J, Gu JD. Sci Total Environ (2007) 380(1-3): 181-7.

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               Monomethyl isophthalate               
                          |
                          |  H2O
  monomethyl isophthalate | /
                 esterase |/
                  3.1.1.- |
                          |\
                   ExPASy | \
                          |  CH3OH + H+
                          v
                    Isophthalate                     
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
Ester -----> Alcohol + Carboxylate (bt0024)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r1485.
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