From 1,1,1-Trichloro-2,2-bis-(4'-chlorophenyl)ethane (DDT) to cis-2,3-Dihydrodiol DDT

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Medline reference
Nadeau LJ, Menn FM, Breen A, Sayler GS. Appl Environ Microbiol (1994) 60(1): 51-5.

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  1,1,1-Trichloro-2,2-bis-(4'-chlorophenyl)ethane (DDT)   
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                             |  O2 + 2H+ + 2e-
                         DDT | /
             2,3-dioxygenase |/
                   1.14.12.- |
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                      ExPASy |
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                             v
                 cis-2,3-Dihydrodiol DDT                  
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
vic-unsubstituted Aromatic -----> vic-Dihydrodihydroxyaromatic (bt0367)

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