Biodegradation of Methoxychlor and Its Metabolites by the White Rot Fungus Stereum hirsutum Related to the Inactivation of Estrogenic Activity
- Soo-Min Lee, Jae-Won Lee, I. Choi
- ChemistryJournal of Environmental Science and Health. Part…
- 1 July 2006
The white rot fungus Stereum hirsutum was used to degrade methoxy chlor in culture and the degraded products were extensively determined, indicating that methoxychlor is dominantly degraded by dechlorination and dehydrogenation.