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methylmercury catabolic process

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

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2019
2019
Peatlands are globally important ecosystems where inorganic mercury is converted to bioaccumulating and highly toxic… Expand
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2018
Review
2018
ABSTRACT Aerobic methanotrophs have long been known to play a critical role in the global carbon cycle, being capable of… Expand
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2016
2016
Environmental contamination of mercury (Hg) has caused public health concerns with focuses on the neurotoxic substance… Expand
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
ABSTRACT The kinetics of inorganic Hg [Hg(II)i] association, methylation, and methylmercury (MeHg) demethylation were examined… Expand
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2009
2009
Bacteria resistant to methylmercury utilize two enzymes (MerA and MerB) to degrade methylmercury to the less toxic elemental… Expand
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2004
2004
Improvements in the methylmercury extraction from human hair by solid-phase microextraction followed by gas chromatography… Expand
2004
2004
by either decreased methylmercury production or increased methylmercury degradation in ecosystems containing high levels of total… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The degradation of methylmercury chloride by hydroxyl radicals (*OH) has been investigated using nitrate photolysis from 285 to… Expand
2003
2003
NJWRRI has funded research on topics ranging from pollutants in ground and surface waters to the behavior of estuarine fish to… Expand
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The sensitivity of a previously described assay (O. Selifonova, R. Burlage, and T. Barkay, Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 59:3083-3090… Expand
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