From 1-Chloro-2,2-bis(4'-chlorophenyl)ethane (DDMS) to unsym-bis(4'-Chlorophenyl)ethylene (DDNU)

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Reference
Matsumura, F., & Benezet, H. (1978). Microbial Degradation of Insecticides. In Ttill, I. R., & Wright, S. R. L., Pesticide Microbiology (p. 640). New York: Academic Press.

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  1-Chloro-2,2-bis(4'-chlorophenyl)ethane (DDMS)   
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                    DDMS |
       dehydrochlorinase |
                 4.5.1.- |
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                  ExPASy | \
                         |  HCl
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     unsym-bis(4'-Chlorophenyl)ethylene (DDNU)     
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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)

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