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Is it safe to eat sushi? - Health - Diet and nutrition ...

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Is it safe to eat sushi? Msnbc.com nutrition columnist Elisa Zied, ... Too much methylmercury in the bloodstream can damage the developing nervous system in fetuses, ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/22843389/ns/health-diet_and_nutrition/t/it-safe-eat-su...

Toxic mercury in seas tied to algae, air - US news ...

When the team graphed their results, they saw that methylmercury levels were highest at a depth where oxygen was being depleted the fastest. In this zone ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/30707671/ns/us_news-environment/t/toxic-mercury-seas-t...

Great Salt Lake mercury worries scientists - Technology ...

"We thought we would find some high levels of methylmercury," said David Naftz, the USGS research hydrologist who is heading the Great Salt Lake project, ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/7011507/ns/technology_and_science-science/t/great-salt...

Century of Mercury Pollution Revealed in Albatross ...

They looked at a variety of chemical indicators in the feathers, including methylmercury and inorganic mercury, which, in the past, ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/42650203/ns/technology_and_science-science/t/century-m...

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Methylmercury - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Updated July. 29, 2014

Methylmercury (sometimes methyl mercury) is an organometallic cation with the formula [CH 3 Hg] +. It is a bioaccumulative environmental toxicant. Contents 1 ...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methylmercury

Methylmercury Definition Page - USGS

Updated July. 27, 2014

Methylmercury Definitions. Methylmercury - "CH 3 Hg +, organic form of mercury and the form of mercury that is most easily bioaccumulated in organisms; a neurotoxin."http://toxics.usgs.gov/definitions/methylmercury.html

Methylmercury poisoning: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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Methylmercury poisoning is brain and nervous system damage from the chemical methylmercury. Causes Methylmercury is a type of mercury ("quicksilver"), a ...http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001651.htm

Mercury in the Environment - USGS

Updated July. 28, 2014

Toxic Effects. The toxic effects of mercury depend on its chemical form and the route of exposure. Methylmercury [CH 3 Hg] is the most toxic form.http://www.usgs.gov/themes/factsheet/146-00/