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Formation of "Photodieldrin" by Microorganisms

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Science  11 Dec 1970:
Vol. 170, Issue 3963, pp. 1206-1207
DOI: 10.1126/science.170.3963.1206

Abstract

Photodieldrin, previously reported as the major conversion product of dieldrin by sunlight, was found among the metabolic products of dieldrin among microorganisms isolated from various environments including soil, water (Lake Michigan), rat intestines, and rumen stomach contents of a cow.