From 3,6-Dimethylcatechol to 2-Hydroxy-3-methyl-6-oxohepta-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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             3,6-Dimethylcatechol              
                       |
                       |  O2
  3,6-dimethylcatechol | /
       2,3-dioxygenase |/
             1.13.11.- |
                       |\
                ExPASy | \
                       |  H+
                       v
  2-Hydroxy-3-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# r1561.
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