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methylmercury biosynthetic process

Known as: methylmercury synthesis, methylmercury formation, methylmercury biosynthesis 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of methylmercury (MeHg+), a highly toxic organometal. [GOC:ai]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2017
Highly Cited
2017
A detailed understanding of the formation of the potent neurotoxic methylmercury is needed to explain the large observed… 
Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
As the methylation of inorganic mercury to neurotoxic methylmercury has been attributed to the activity of anaerobic bacteria… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
ABSTRACT Sulfate-reducing bacteria (SRB) in anoxic waters and sediments are the major producers of methylmercury in aquatic… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Speciated isotope-dilution mass spectrometry (SID-MS) is claimed to be an absolute method; however, it has been found to be… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Abstract . Comparative tests of net mercury methylation potentials, with cultivated and macrophyte-associated periphyton and… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The synthesis of methylmercury by Desulfovibrio desulfuricans LS was investigated on the basis of 14C incorporation from…