Mitochondrial mediated thimerosal-induced apoptosis in a human neuroblastoma cell line (SK-N-SH).

@article{Humphrey2005MitochondrialMT,
  title={Mitochondrial mediated thimerosal-induced apoptosis in a human neuroblastoma cell line (SK-N-SH).},
  author={M. L. Humphrey and M. P. Cole and J. Pendergrass and K. K. Kiningham},
  journal={Neurotoxicology},
  year={2005},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={
          407-16
        }
}
Environmental exposure to mercurials continues to be a public health issue due to their deleterious effects on immune, renal and neurological function. Recently the safety of thimerosal, an ethyl mercury-containing preservative used in vaccines, has been questioned due to exposure of infants during immunization. Mercurials have been reported to cause apoptosis in cultured neurons; however, the signaling pathways resulting in cell death have not been well characterized. Therefore, the objective… Expand
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