methyl mercury

Curly Sue sue at addressin.sig
Wed Sep 24 19:53:34 EST 1997


rellim at MAILHOST.TCS.TULANE.EDU (Chuck Miller) wrote:

>All forms of Hg are toxic and should be treated as such.

>A cautionary tale of (di)methyl mercury toxicity (leading to the death of a
>prominent metal chemist/toxicologist, Dr. Karen Wetterhahn of Dartmouth
>University) appears in the September '97 issue of Scientific American on
>page 20.

Does the article give any idea of the suspected dose of the dimethyl
Hg or any other details that didn't appear in press reports?

Sue(tm)
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