Author(s) Nogara, P.A.; Farina, M.; Aschner, M.; Rocha, J.B.T.
Journal Chem Res Toxicol
Date Published 2019 08 19

The methylation of mercuric mercury (Hg) in the aquatic sediments produces methylmercury (CHHg), which is biomagnified along the food chain. The ingestion of piscivorous fish or aquatic mammals by pregnant women is of concern because it can cause long-lasting neurobehavioral deficits in their offspring.

DOI 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.9b00126
ISSN 1520-5010
Citation Chem Res Toxicol. 2019;32(8):14591461.