UM-BBD -- University of Minnesota Biocatalysis/Biodegradation Database

What you can do:
Search for curated information on microbial catabolism and related biotransformations, primarily for environmental pollutants.
Highlights:
  • This database contains information on microbial biocatalytic reactions and biodegradation pathways for primarily xenobiotic, chemical compounds.
  • Individual reactions and metabolic pathways are presented with information on the starting and intermediate chemical compounds, the organisms that transform the compounds, the enzymes, and the genes.
  • It now contains information on almost 1200 compounds, over 800 enzymes, almost 1300 reactions and almost 500 microorganism entries.
  • It includes a Biochemical Periodic Table (UM-BPT) and a rule-based Pathway Prediction System (UM-PPS) that predicts plausible pathways for microbial degradation of organic compounds.
  • It contains 260 biotransformation rules derived from reactions found in the UM-BBD and scientific literature.
  • UM-BBD compound data are now contributed to PubChem and ChemSpider, the public chemical databases.
Keywords:
  • biodegradative microbes
  • biodegradative bacteria
  • hazardous substances
  • hazardous materials
  • toxic compounds
  • biodegradation
  • biocatalysis
  • biotransformation
  • bioremediation
  • pollutants
  • microbial catabolisms
  • metabolic pathways
  • Pathway Prediction tool
  • Biochemical Periodic Tables
  • enzymes
  • xenobiotics
  • naphthalene
  • toluene dioxygenase
  • microorganisms
This record last updated: 04-18-2014

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