From o-Xylene to 4,5-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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11 citations on March 09, 2012.
              o-Xylene               
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                  |  O2 + 2e- + 2H+
         o-xylene | /
  4,5-dioxygenase |/
         1.14.-.- |
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           ExPASy |
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                  v
[4,5-Dimethylcyclohexa-3,5-diene-1,2-diol]
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                  |  2e- + 2H+
                  v
        4,5-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# r1557.
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