Interference of ethanol and methylmercury in the developing central nervous system.

  title={Interference of ethanol and methylmercury in the developing central nervous system.},
  author={Cristiane Socorro Ferraz Maia and Greice Maria Rodrigues de Souza Lucena and Pollyanna Barbosa Farias Corr{\^e}a and Raphael Borges Serra and Robson Willian de Melo Matos and Fl{\'a}via da Cunha Menezes and Setsuko Noro dos Santos and Jo{\~a}o Batista de Sousa and Edmar Tavares da Costa and V{\^a}nia Maria Moraes Ferreira},
  volume={30 1},
Studies involving alcohol and its interactions with other neurotoxicants represent the focus of several works of research due to the fact that the use of alcohol can sometimes leads to serious health problems. Fetal exposure to alcohol and mercury has a high incidence in some regions of Brazil, where there are pregnant women who are alcoholics and live in mining areas. This work was conducted to examine the effects of combined exposure to ethanol (EtOH) and methylmercury (MeHg) in rats during… CONTINUE READING


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