From Chloroform to Dichloromethane

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Lee CH, Lewis TA, Paszczynski A, Crawford RL. Biochem Biophys Res Commun (1999) 261(3): 562-6.

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                  Chloroform                   
                       |
                       |  2e- + H+
  chloroform reductive | /
          dehalogenase |/
              1.97.1.- |
                       |\
                ExPASy | \
                       |  HCl
                       v
                Dichloromethane                
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
organoHalide -----> RH (bt0029)

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