From 3-Phenoxybenzoate to Phenol and 3,4-Dihydroxybenzoate

Graphic of the reaction.

Reference
Wittich R-M, Schmidt S, Fortnagel P. FEMS Microbiology Letters, (1990) 67:157-160.

Search Medline for 3-phenoxybenzoate biodegradation.
4 citations on May 09, 2012.
          3-Phenoxybenzoate          
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  phenoxybenzoate | /
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        1.14.12.- | Search GenBank, 89 hits on Apr. 21, 2012
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 [2,3-Dihydrodiol-3-Phenoxybenzoate] 
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   Phenol + 3,4-Dihydroxybenzoate    
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
polynuclear Aromatic system -----> 1,2-dioxygenation and cleavage at connecting atom (bt0374)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r1768.
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