ethyl mercury

ethyl mercury

degradation product of thimersol.
See also: thimerosal.
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The kind found in vaccines is ethyl mercury, and this is water-soluble and rapidly metabolized in the body so they do not accumulate, he said.
5% ethyl mercury that has been used for years as a preservative in many infant vaccines and in flu vaccines.
The ethyl mercury is from sodium ethylmercyrithosalicylate (thimerosal) used in vaccines and eye drops as preservative.
No wonder the concentration of ethyl mercury increase with trophic level and age.
Thimerosal contains ethyl mercury, which is different from the methyl mercury that we all remember as the silvery liquid substance found in old thermometers.
A typical growth, abnormal mitosis and polyploidy induced by ethyl mercury chloride.
Thimerosal contains a small amount of ethyl mercury.
Ethyl mercury is metabolized and excreted faster than methyl mercury.
Compared with the blood half-life of about 45 days associated with methylmercury from fish consumption, the half-life of intramuscular ethyl mercury from thimerosal in vaccines in infants is substantially shorter, at a mean of 3.
Infants excrete the ethyl mercury used in thimerosal-containing vaccines too quickly for the mercury to build up in their systems, according to study results.
Donald Miller, a surgeon at the University of Washington Medical Center, noted: "Autism was discovered in 1943, in American children, twelve years after ethyl mercury (thimerosal) was added to the pertussis vaccine.
Key words: calcium, calcium channel, dendritic cell, ethyl mercury, immunotoxicity, interleukin-6, organic mercury, redox, thimerosal.