Methylmercury Exposure Induces Sexual Dysfunction in Male and Female Drosophila Melanogaster

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Mercury, an environmental health hazard, is a neurotoxic heavy metal. In this study, the effect of methylmercury (MeHg) exposure was analyzed on sexual behavior in Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly), because neurons play a vital role in sexual functions. The virgin male and female flies were fed a diet mixed with different concentrations of MeHg (28.25, 56… (More)
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph14101108

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@inproceedings{Chauhan2017MethylmercuryEI, title={Methylmercury Exposure Induces Sexual Dysfunction in Male and Female Drosophila Melanogaster}, author={Ved P. S. Chauhan and Syian Srikumar and Sarah Aamer and Mirazkar D Pandareesh and Abha Chauhan}, booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health}, year={2017} }