The kinetics of methylmercury administered repeatedly to rats

Abstract

Female rats (65–75 days old) were given orally 0.84 or 3.36 mg Hg/kg as methylmercury chloride (MeHgCl) 5 times a week for 13 and 3 weeks, respectively. The proportion of inorganic to total mercury remained as low as 6% in whole animal though it increased to above 40% in the kidneys. Differences in organ half times and the negative correlation with time for… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00333983

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