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Chemical Mercury

Name Mercury
CAS Type 1 Name Mercury
CAS Registry Number 7439-97-6
Definition A silver metallic element that exists as a liquid at room temperature. It has the atomic symbol Hg (from hydrargyrum, liquid silver), atomic number 80, and atomic weight 200.59. Mercury is used in many industrial applications and its salts have been employed therapeutically as purgatives, antisyphilitics, disinfectants, and astringents. It can be absorbed through the skin and mucous membranes which leads to MERCURY POISONING. Because of its toxicity, the clinical use of mercury and mercurials is diminishing.
Structure Mercury
Curator Note For additional curated data about mercury, please also see Organomercury Compounds and its chemical descendants.
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MeSH® ID D008628
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Mercury Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  5-acetamido-9-thiomethylmercuric-3,5,9-trideoxy-D-glycero-D-galacto-nonulopyranosidonic acid
  CMP-(5-acetamido-9-thiomethylmercuric-3,5,9-trideoxy-D-glycero-D-galacto-nonulopyranosidonicacid)
  kajyoli
  mercuric acetate Has associated diseases
  mercuric iodide thiocyanate
  mercury fulminate
  potassium mercuric thiocyanate Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  Veryl