From p-Xylene to 3,6-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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              p-Xylene               
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                  |  O2 + 2e- + 2H+
         p-xylene | /
      dioxygenase |/
         1.14.-.- |
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           ExPASy |
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                  v
[3,6-Dimethylcyclohexa-3,5-diene-1,2-diol]
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                  |  2e- + 2H+
                  v
        3,6-Dimethylcatechol         
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
vic-unsubstituted Aromatic -----> vic-Dihydrodihydroxyaromatic (bt0367)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r1560.
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