The oxidation of α-olefins by aPseudomonas reactions involving the double bond

  title={The oxidation of $\alpha$-olefins by aPseudomonas reactions involving the double bond},
  author={R. Huybregtse and A. Linden},
  journal={Antonie van Leeuwenhoek},
The preponderant pathway of octene-1 degradation by octane- and octene-1-grownPseudomonas aeruginosa cells (strain 473) starts with oxidation of the methyl group.In addition, with both types of cells minor reactions occur that involve the double bond. The formation of a 1,2-epoxide was reported earlier. In addition, the identification of the saturated C8 fatty acid is a strong indication that the terminal methylene group is partially converted into an aldehydic group. The aldehyde seems to be… Expand
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