1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(4-chlorophenyl)ethane chloride-lyase (1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(4-chlorophenyl)ethylene-forming)

DDT-dehydrochlorinase
Identifiers
EC no.4.5.1.1
CAS no.9031-20-3
Databases
IntEnzIntEnz view
BRENDABRENDA entry
ExPASyNiceZyme view
KEGGKEGG entry
MetaCycmetabolic pathway
PRIAMprofile
PDB structuresRCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum
Gene OntologyAmiGO / QuickGO

The enzyme DDT-dehydrochlorinase (EC 4.5.1.1) catalyzes the reaction

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1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(4-chlorophenyl)ethane 1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(4-chlorophenyl)ethylene + chloride

This enzyme belongs to the family of lyases, specifically the class of carbon-halide lyases. The systematic name of this enzyme class is 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(4-chlorophenyl)ethane chloride-lyase [1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(4-chlorophenyl)ethylene-forming]. Other names in common use include DDT-ase, 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(4-chlorophenyl)ethane chloride-lyase, dehydrohalogenase, and DDTase.

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