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

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Medline reference
Wedemeyer G. Appl Microbiol (1967) 15(3): 569-74.

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

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