From Dimethylphosphate to Methanol and Methylphosphate

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Mostafa IY, Bahig MR, Fakhr IM, Adam Y. Z Naturforsch B (1972) 27(9): 1115-6.

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            Dimethylphosphate            
                    |
                    |  OH-
  dimethylphosphate | /
  phosphodiesterase |/
            3.1.4.- |
                    |
             ExPASy |
                    |
                    v
       Methanol + Methylphosphate        
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
aliphatic Phosphoester -----> Alcohol (bt0361)

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