methylmercury catabolic process
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Peatlands are globally important ecosystems where inorganic mercury is converted to bioaccumulating and highly toxic… Expand ABSTRACT Aerobic methanotrophs have long been known to play a critical role in the global carbon cycle, being capable of… Expand Environmental contamination of mercury (Hg) has caused public health concerns with focuses on the neurotoxic substance… Expand ABSTRACT The kinetics of inorganic Hg [Hg(II)i] association, methylation, and methylmercury (MeHg) demethylation were examined… Expand Bacteria resistant to methylmercury utilize two enzymes (MerA and MerB) to degrade methylmercury to the less toxic elemental… Expand Improvements in the methylmercury extraction from human hair by solid-phase microextraction followed by gas chromatography… Expand by either decreased methylmercury production or increased methylmercury degradation in ecosystems containing high levels of total… Expand The degradation of methylmercury chloride by hydroxyl radicals (*OH) has been investigated using nitrate photolysis from 285 to… Expand NJWRRI has funded research on topics ranging from pollutants in ground and surface waters to the behavior of estuarine fish to… Expand The sensitivity of a previously described assay (O. Selifonova, R. Burlage, and T. Barkay, Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 59:3083-3090… Expand