From bis(4'-Chlorophenyl)acetate (DDA) to bis(4'-Chlorophenyl)methane (DDM)

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

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  bis(4'-Chlorophenyl)acetate (DDA)   
                   |
                   |  H+
               DDA | /
     decarboxylase |/
           4.1.1.- |
                   |\
            ExPASy | \
                   |  CO2
                   v
  bis(4'-Chlorophenyl)methane (DDM)   
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
2- or 3- substituted Carboxylate -----> RH + CO2 (bt0051)

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

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