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Contrasting Effects of a Nonionic Surfactant on the Biotransformation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons tocis-Dihydrodiols by Soil Bacteria
ABSTRACT The biotransformation of the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) naphthalene and phenanthrene was investigated by using two dioxygenase-expressing bacteria, Pseudomonas sp. strainExpand
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Aerobic Metabolism of 4-Hydroxybenzoic Acid in Archaea via an Unusual Pathway Involving an Intramolecular Migration (NIH Shift)
ABSTRACT A novel haloarchaeal strain, Haloarcula sp. strain D1, grew aerobically on 4-hydroxybenzoic acid (4HBA) as a sole carbon and energy source and is the first member of the domain ArchaeaExpand
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Metabolism of Naphthalene, 1-Naphthol, Indene, and Indole by Rhodococcus sp. Strain NCIMB 12038.
The regulation of naphthalene and 1-naphthol metabolism in a Rhodococcus sp. (NCIMB 12038) has been investigated. The microorganism utilizes separate pathways for the degradation of these compounds,Expand
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Regioselectivity and enantioselectivity of naphthalene dioxygenase during arene cis-dihydroxylation: control by phenylalanine 352 in the alpha subunit.
The naphthalene dioxygenase (NDO) system catalyzes the first step in the degradation of naphthalene by Pseudomonas sp. strain NCIB 9816-4. The enzyme has a broad substrate range and catalyzes severalExpand
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Toluene and naphthalene dioxygenase-catalysed sulfoxidation of alkyl aryl sulfides
A series of alkyl aryl sulfides were metabolised, using selected strains of the soil bacterium Pseudomonas putida containing either toluene dioxygenase (TDO) or naphthalene dioxygenase (NDO), to giveExpand
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Bacterial dioxygenase- and monooxygenase-catalysed sulfoxidation of benzo[b]thiophenes.
Asymmetric heteroatom oxidation of benzo[b]thiophenes to yield the corresponding sulfoxides was catalysed by toluene dioxygenase (TDO), naphthalene dioxygenase (NDO) and styrene monooxygenase (SMO)Expand
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Dioxygenase-catalyzed cis-dihydroxylation of pyridine-ring systems
Toluene dioxygenase-catalyzed dihydroxylation, in the carbocyclic rings of quinoline, 2-chloroquinoline, 2-methoxyquinoline, and 3-bromoquinoline, was found to yield the corresponding enantiopure c...
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Structure and stereochemistry of cis-dihydro diol and phenol metabolites of bicyclic azaarenes from Pseudomonas putida UV4
Biotransformation of quinoline, isoquinoline, quinoxaline and quinazoline using growing cultures of Pseudomonas putida UV4 yielded cis-dihydro diols from the oxidation of the carbocyclic aromaticExpand
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Biotransformation of the Pentahydroxy Flavone Quercetin by Rhizobium loti and Bradyrhizobium Strains (Lotus).
Lotus rhizobia catabolized quercetin in an arabinose-based medium via a novel form of C-ring cleavage, yielding phloroglucinol and protocatechuic acid. Conservation of the A and B rings of theExpand
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The oxidation of alkylaryl sulfides and benzo[b]thiophenes by Escherichia coli cells expressing wild-type and engineered styrene monooxygenase from Pseudomonas putida CA-3
Nine different sulfur-containing compounds were biotransformed to the corresponding sulfoxides by Escherichia coli Bl21(DE3) cells expressing styrene monooxygenase (SMO) from Pseudomonas putida CA-3.Expand
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