Conversion of p,p' DDT to p,p' DDD in the Liver of the Rat

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Science  04 Sep 1964:
Vol. 145, Issue 3636, pp. 1052-1053
DOI: 10.1126/science.145.3636.1052


Feeding experiments with rats demonstrate that p,p' DDT [1,1,1- trichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethane] is converted to p,p' DDD [1,1-dichloro- 2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethane] in the liver.