From 3,4-Dimethylcatechol to 2-Hydroxy-5-methyl-6-oxohepta-2,4-dienoate

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Kim D, Chae JC, Jang JY, Zylstra GJ, Kim YM, Kang BS, Kim E. Biochem Biophys Res Commun (2005) 326(4): 880-6.

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11 citations on March 09, 2012.
             3,4-Dimethylcatechol              
                       |
                       |  O2
              catechol | /
       2,3-dioxygenase |/
             1.13.11.2 | Search GenBank, 925 hits on Apr. 03, 2012
                 Kyoto |\
                ExPASy | \
                       |  H+
                       v
  2-Hydroxy-5-methyl-6-oxohepta-2,4-dienoate   
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
vic-Dihydroxybenzenoid -----> extradiol ring cleavage (bt0008)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r1555.
It was generated on September 24, 2017 3:34:20 AM CDT.

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