From o-Xylene to 3,4-Dimethylcatechol

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Jang JY, Kim D, Bae HW, Choi KY, Chae JC, Zylstra GJ, Kim YM, Kim E. J Microbiol (2005) 43(4): 325-30.

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7 citations on March 09, 2012.
              o-Xylene               
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                  |  O2 + 2e- + 2H+
         o-xylene | /
  3,4-dioxygenase |/
         1.14.-.- |
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           ExPASy |
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                  v
[3,4-Dimethylcyclohexa-3,5-diene-cis-1,2-dihydrodiol]
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                  |  2e- + 2H+
                  v
        3,4-Dimethylcatechol         
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
vic-unsubstituted Aromatic -----> vic-Dihydroxyaromatic (bt0005)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r1554.
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