From 1,1,1-Trichloro-2,2-bis-(4'-chlorophenyl)ethane (DDT) to 1,1-Dichloro-2,2-bis(4'-chlorophenyl)ethylene (DDE)

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Medline reference
Hay AG, Focht DD. Appl Environ Microbiol (1998) 64(6): 2141-6.

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  1,1,1-Trichloro-2,2-bis-(4'-chlorophenyl)ethane (DDT)   
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           dehydrochlorinase |
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   1,1-Dichloro-2,2-bis(4'-chlorophenyl)ethylene (DDE)    
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
1-Chlorinated-2,2-bis-(4'-chlorophenyl)ethane derivative -----> bis-(4'-Chlorophenyl)ethylene derivative (bt0275)

[1,1,1-Trichloro-2,2-bis-(4'-chlorophenyl)ethane (DDT)] [1,1,1-Trichloro-2,2-bis-(4'-chlorophenyl)ethane (DDT) (anaerobic)] [BBD Main Menu]

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