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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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Review
2018
Review
2018
ABSTRACT Aerobic methanotrophs have long been known to play a critical role in the global carbon cycle, being capable of… 
Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
ABSTRACT The kinetics of inorganic Hg [Hg(II)i] association, methylation, and methylmercury (MeHg) demethylation were examined… 
2009
2009
Bacteria resistant to methylmercury utilize two enzymes (MerA and MerB) to degrade methylmercury to the less toxic elemental… 
2004
2004
by either decreased methylmercury production or increased methylmercury degradation in ecosystems containing high levels of total… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The sensitivity of a previously described assay (O. Selifonova, R. Burlage, and T. Barkay, Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 59:3083-3090…