Toxicity of organic and inorganic mercury species in differentiated human neurons and human astrocytes.


Organic mercury (Hg) species exert their toxicity primarily in the central nervous system. The food relevant Hg species methylmercury (MeHg) has been frequently studied regarding its neurotoxic effects in vitro and in vivo. Neurotoxicity of thiomersal, which is used as a preservative in medical preparations, is to date less characterised. Due to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jtemb.2015.06.008


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