From 3,4-Dihydroxybenzoate to Catechol

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Grant DJ, Patel JC. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek (1969) 35(3): 325-43.

Search Medline titles for 3,4-dihydroxybenzoate decarboxylase.
2 citations on September 13, 2012.
        3,4-Dihydroxybenzoate        
                  |
                  |  H+
  protocatechuate | /
    decarboxylase |/
         4.1.1.63 | Search GenBank, 25 hits on Apr. 03, 2012
            Kyoto |\
           ExPASy | \
                  |  CO2
                  v
              Catechol               
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
2- or 3- substituted Carboxylate -----> RH + CO2 (bt0051)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r1553.
It was generated on July 20, 2019 10:51:54 AM CDT.

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