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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… Expand
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2016
2016
As the methylation of inorganic mercury to neurotoxic methylmercury has been attributed to the activity of anaerobic bacteria… Expand
Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Abstract The transformation of inorganic mercury (Hg) to methylmercury (MeHg) plays a key role in determining the amount of Hg… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Sulfate reducing bacteria (SRB) are important mercury methylators in sediments, but information on mercury methylators in other… Expand
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
In order to study the influence of microorganisms on the mercury biogeochemistry, the metal content and the structure of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
ABSTRACT Sulfate-reducing bacteria (SRB) in anoxic waters and sediments are the major producers of methylmercury in aquatic… Expand
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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… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
A pilot-scale model was constructed to determine if a wetland treatment system (WTS) could effectively remove low-level mercury… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Abstract . Comparative tests of net mercury methylation potentials, with cultivated and macrophyte-associated periphyton and… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The synthesis of methylmercury by Desulfovibrio desulfuricans LS was investigated on the basis of C incorporation from precursors… Expand
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