JBPC  Vol.2 No.2 , May 2011
The molecular mechanism for DDT detoxification in Anopheles gambiae: A molecular docking study
Author(s) William N. Setzer*
ABSTRACT
The epsilon class glutathione-S-transferase of Anopheles gambiae, agGSTe2, is capable of metabolizing DDT. A molecular docking analysis of DDT with agGSTe2 support an E2 elimination mechanism wherein the glutathione sulfur serves as the base to convert DDT to DDE.

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nullSetzer, W. (2011) The molecular mechanism for DDT detoxification in Anopheles gambiae: A molecular docking study. Journal of Biophysical Chemistry, 2, 135-136. doi: 10.4236/jbpc.2011.22016.
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