From 4-Methyl-5-nitrocatechol to 2-Hydroxy-5-methylquinone

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Johnson GR, Jain RK, Spain JC. J Bacteriol (2002) 184(15): 4219-32.

Search Medline for 4-methyl-5-nitrocatechol.
9 citations on March 09, 2012.
               4-Methyl-5-nitrocatechol                
                           |
                           |  NADP+ + 1/2O2
  4-methyl-5-nitrocatechol | /
             monooxygenase |/
                 1.13.12.- | Search GenBank, 2 hits on Apr. 03, 2012
                           |\
                    ExPASy | \
                           |  NADPH + NO2-
                           v
               2-Hydroxy-5-methylquinone               
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
1-Nitro-4-hydroxybenzenoid -----> 1,4-Benzoquinone derivative (bt0400)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r1502.
It was generated on October 23, 2018 12:18:58 AM CDT.

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