organomercurial


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organomercurial

 [or″gah-no-mer-ku´re-al]
any mercury-containing organic compound.

or·gan·o·mer·cu·ri·al

(ōr'gan-ō-mer-kyu'rē-ăl),
Any organic mercurial compound; for example, merbromin, thimerosal.

organomercurial

/or·ga·no·mer·cu·ri·al/ (-mer-ku´re-al) any mercury-containing organic compound.

organomercurial

(ôr-găn′ō-mər-kyo͝or′ē-əl)
n.
An organic compound that contains mercury.

or·gan·o·mer·cu′ri·al adj.

or·gan·o·mer·cu·ri·al

(ōr'gă-nō-mĕr-kyūr'ē-ăl)
Any organic mercurial compound (e.g., merbromin, thimerosal).

organomercurial

any mercury-containing organic compound, e.g. the mercurial diuretics. See also mercury.
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Phytoremediation of mercury and organomercurials in chloroplast transgenic plants: Enhanced root uptake, translocation to shoots and volatilization.
Metal Toxicity Cd All forms are toxic and need attention Pb Organic forms are more toxic and easily absorbed by the gastrointestinal tract As Inorganic arsenate [As(+5)] or [As(+3)] are more toxic Hg Hg(II) Organomercurials mainly methylmercury , biologically magnified Sources: ATSDR (1999), ASTDR (2000), Michalke (2003) Table 2: Food sources of toxic metals.
Liquid chromatographic determination of 2-thioxothiazolidine-4-carboxylic acid isolated from urine by affinity chromatography on organomercurial agarose gel.
Mercury and organomercurial resistance in rhizobial strains.
Organomercurials have been reported to be 200 times more potent than inorganic mercury.
With organomercurials, the mercury atom still retains a free valency electron, so that salts of such compounds form a monovalent ion.
Organomercurials had been reported to be 200 times more potent than inorganic mercury (mercury bromide) in inducing c-mitosis (Fahmy, F.
Organomercurials are more active as bactericides or fungicides than are the inorganic salts.
The molecular mechanism of bacterial resistance to organomercurials involves the novel enzyme organomercurylyase (Walsh, 1994).
2], of which five were also resistant to organomercurials.