Regioselective hydroxylation of chlorobenzene and chlorophenols by a Pseudomonas putida


Pseudomonas putida MST, previously isolated in the presence of α-methylstyrene, has been shown to transform several substituted aromatic compounds. It was able to modify halogenated aromatic compounds by co-oxidation. It regiospecifically hydroxylates chlorobenzene and 2-chlorophenol to 3-chlorocatechol, and 4-chlorophenol to 4-chlorocatechol; both… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00178181


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