From Malathion to Methanol and Desmethyl malathion

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Matsumura F, Boush GM. Science (1966) 153(741): 1278-80.

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                Malathion                
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                    |  OH-
          malathion | /
  phosphodiesterase |/
            3.1.4.- |
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             ExPASy |
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                    v
     Methanol + Desmethyl malathion      
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
aliphatic Thiophosphoester -----> Alcohol + aliphatic Thiophospate (bt0361)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r1687.
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