FIGURE 17.3 Proposed pathway for bacterial metabolism of DDT via reductive dechlorination. DDT, 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethane; DDD, 1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(chlorophenyl)ethane; DDMU, 1-chloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene; DDMS, 1-chloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethane; DDNU, 2,2-bis (p-chlorophenyl)ethylene; DDOH, 2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl) ethanol; DDA, bis(p-chlorophenyl)acetic acid; DDM, bis(p-chlorophenyl)methane; DBH, 4,4'-dichlorobenzhyrol; and DBP, 4,4'-dichlorobenzophenone (with permission from Aislabie et "l., 1997).

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