From 2,2-bis(4'-Chlorophenyl)ethanol (DDOH) to bis(4'-Chlorophenyl)acetate (DDA)

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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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  2,2-bis(4'-Chlorophenyl)ethanol (DDOH)   
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                     |  2H+ + 2e-
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       [bis(4'-Chlorophenyl)ethanal]       
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                     |  H2O
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                     |  3H+ + 2e-
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     bis(4'-Chlorophenyl)acetate (DDA)     
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
primary Alcohol -----> Aldehyde (bt0001)
Aldehyde -----> Carboxylate (bt0003)

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

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