Biodegradation Prediction Worksheet: Hydroxypivaldehyde

Instructions for filling out the worksheet.

Industrial byproduct

Please draw proposed bacterial pathway(s) for the microbial biodegradation of Hydroxypivaldehyde, then answer the questions below.

  1. What was the first thing you focused on to guide your development of a pathway(s)?
  3. How did you proceed after your initial focus point?
  5. How might this expert reasoning be captured for use in a computerized predictive system?