Reductive dechlorination of DDT to DDD by yeast

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Labeled DDD [ 1,1-dichlor-o-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)-ethane] was formed from C14-labeled DDT in the presence of yeast. The formation of DDD from DDE [1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis (p-chlorophenyl)-ethylene] was not observed, indicating that a reductive dechlorination of DDT occurs.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Reductive dechlorination of DDT to DDD by yeast
Series title Science
DOI 10.1126/science.141.3585.1050
Volume 141
Issue 3585
Year Published 1963
Language English
Publisher American Association for the Advancement of Science
Contributing office(s) Columbia Environmental Research Center
Description 2 p.
First page 1050
Last page 1051
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