From 4,5-Dimethylcatechol to 2-Hydroxy-4,5-dimethyl-6-oxohexa-2,4-dienoate

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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.
               4,5-Dimethylcatechol               
                         |
                         |  O2
    4,5-dimethylcatechol | /
         2,3-dioxygenase |/
               1.13.11.- |
                         |\
                  ExPASy | \
                         |  H+
                         v
  2-Hydroxy-4,5-dimethyl-6-oxohexa-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# r1558.
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