Production of cis,cis-muconate from benzoate and 2-fluoro-cis,cis-muconate from 3-fluorobenzoate by 3-chlorobenzoate degrading bacteria

3-Chlorobenzoate grown cells of Pseudomonas sp. strain B13 or Alcaligenes sp. strain A7-2 converted 3-fluorobenzoate to 2-fluoro-cis,cis-muconate with 87% yield. The latter strain produced 1.6 g/l. The type II muconate cycloisomerases of neither strain exhibit acitivity for 2-fluoro-cis,cis-muconate. Succinate grown cells of Pseudomonas sp. strain B13… CONTINUE READING