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Accepted name: dichloromethane dehalogenase
Reaction: dichloromethane + H2O = formaldehyde + 2 chloride
Other name(s): dichloromethane chloride-lyase (chloride-hydrolysing)
Systematic name: dichloromethane chloride-lyase (adding H2O; chloride-hydrolysing; formaldehyde-forming)
Comments: Requires glutathione.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, Gene, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 97002-70-5
1.  Kohler-Staub, D. and Leisinger, T. Dichloromethane dehalogenase of Hyphomicrobium sp. strain DM2. J. Bacteriol. 162 (1985) 676–681. [PMID: 3988708]
[EC created 1989]

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