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Abstract

Two bacterial strains were isolated with 3-chloroacrylic acid (CAA) as sole source of carbon and energy. Strain CAA1, a sp., was capable of growth with only the -isomer of CAA. Strain CAA2, a coryneform bacterium, utilized both isomers of CAA as sole source of carbon and energy. Strain CAA1 contained -CAA hydratase and strain CAA2 contained two hydratases, one with -CAA hydratase activity and one with -CAA hydratase activity. The product of the hydratase activities with CAA was malonate semialdehyde. In both strains malonate semialdehyde was subsequently decarboxylated by a cofactor-independent decarboxylase yielding acetaldehyde and CO.

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1991-08-01
2019-10-15
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