mercuric chloride


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mer·cu·ric chlor·ide

(mer-kyū'rik klōr'īd),
A topical antiseptic and disinfectant for inanimate objects.
Synonym(s): corrosive sublimate, mercury bichloride, mercury perchloride, corrosive mercury chloride
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mercuric chloride

HgCl2, a highly toxic inorganic salt of mercury.
CAS # 7487-94-7
Synonym: mercury bichloride; mercury (II) chloridemercuric chloride poisoning;
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Simultaneous administration of sodium selenite and mercuric chloride decreases efficacy of DMSA and DMPS in mercury elimination in rats.
Beginning at 6 h post-fertilization, we exposed zebrafish embryos for up to 42 h to one of five concentrations (0 [negative control], 100, 200, 300 and 400 ppb) mercuric chloride. Embryos were assessed at 48 h post fertilization for progress in development, morphometry and morphological deformities of skeletal muscles.
The higher concentration of mercuric chloride was detrimental to establishment and increased oxidation relative to T3.
Group 2: Aqueous solution of PB was injected ip at a dose of 5 mg/kg body weight/day for 5 days followed by mercuric chloride treatment at 1 mg/kg/day for next five days.
The earlier studies show that ethanol, sodium hypochlorite, mercuric chloride and SDS are the commonly used for surface sterilization of cotton seed (Rao et al., 2011; Khan et al., 2011; Daud et al., 2012; Bajwa et al., 2013).
Results: The lowest used concentration of mercuric chloride depleted T and B-cells GSH level 2.115 M (27.34%) and 2.019 M (32.41%) respectively which was significant (pless than 0.001) decrease in both T and B-cells GSH level.
We have given stress of 20 g/mL of mercuric chloride in the medium with the inoculation of hydrogen sulfide producing strains and the removal of Hg was upto 15.6g/mL.
Approximately 50 mg of air-dried pulp with known moisture content was placed in a 20 mL vial containing 10 mL of the hydrolysis solution (0.6% of mercuric chloride and 0.7% of sodium acetate).
Protection against mercuric chloride poisoning of the rat kidney.
The two infected groups were subjected to intraperitoneal injection of mercuric chloride. For the acute group, receiving 0.2 mg of mercuric chloride, the content of the solution used was 0.4 mg Hg[Cl.sub.2]/ml, with a dose of 0.05 ml per fish, applied at once during the first day.
Alterations in ACP activity in the kidney and ovary of teleost fish, Channa punctatus, after mercuric chloride intoxication was reported by Shastry and Aggarwal (1979).