Methylmercury Excretion: Developmental Changes in Mouse and Man

@article{Doherty1977MethylmercuryED,
  title={Methylmercury Excretion: Developmental Changes in Mouse and Man},
  author={Richard A. Doherty and Allen H Gates and Timothy D. Landry},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={1977},
  volume={11},
  pages={416-416}
}
During winter 1971-72 massive poisoning occurred throughout rural Iraq due to ingestion of homemade bread prepared from seed wheat treated with a methylmercury(CH3Hg) fungicide. Thousands of children and adults were poisoned and hundreds of deaths occurred (Science181:230,1973). Prenatal and early postnatal exposure were documented(Ped.54:5,1974!AJDC130… CONTINUE READING