From 1,1-Dichloro-2,2-bis(4'-chlorophenyl)ethylene (DDE) to 1-Chloro-2,2-bis(4'-chlorophenyl)ethylene (DDMU)

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Medline reference
Quensen JF 3rd, Mueller SA, Jain MK, Tiedje JM. Science (1998) 280(5364): 722-4.

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  1,1-Dichloro-2,2-bis(4'-chlorophenyl)ethylene (DDE)   
                            |
                            |  H+ + 2e-
              DDE reductive | /
               dehalogenase |/
                   1.97.1.- |
                            |\
                     ExPASy | \
                            |  Cl-
                            v
    1-Chloro-2,2-bis(4'-chlorophenyl)ethylene (DDMU)    
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
organoHalide -----> RH (bt0029)

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

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