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Chemical Organomercury Compounds

These are exposure studies associated with the chemical and all of its children.

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  Reference Associated Study Title Author's Summary Study Factors Stressor Receptors Country Medium Exposure Marker Measurements Outcome
1. Sunyer J, et al. (2008). The aim of the present study is to assess the association between Hexachlorobenzene and other organochlorines compounds, and urinary porphyrin excretion during childhood, at an age with a more valid assessment of porphyrins than at birth, and without the confounding effect of other determinants occurring at adulthood. Dichlorodiphenyl Dichloroethylene | Hexachlorobenzene | Hydrocarbons, Chlorinated | Porphyrins Children Spain hair | serum | urine 2,2',3',4,4',5-hexachlorobiphenyl | 2,3',4,4',5-pentachlorobiphenyl | 2,4,5,2',4',5'-hexachlorobiphenyl | beta-hexachlorocyclohexane | coproporphyrin I | coproporphyrin III | DDT | Dichlorodiphenyl Dichloroethylene | Hexachlorobenzene | Methylmercury Compounds | PCB 180 | Porphyrins | uroporphyrin I | uroporphyrin III Details heme biosynthetic process
2. Lemire M, et al. (2015). Nunavik Health Survey The study objectives are to identify contemporary country food sources of methylmercury, selenium and long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in Nunavik, particularly among childbearing-age women, taking into account regional differences in consumption profiles. Fatty Acids, Unsaturated | Methylmercury Compounds | Selenium Study subjects Canada blood | erythrocyte Fatty Acids, Unsaturated | Mercury | Methylmercury Compounds | Selenium Details
3. Ayotte P, et al. (2011). Nunavik Health Survey Our results suggest that methylmercury exposure exerts an inhibitory effect on PON1 activity, which seems to be offset by selenium intake. Lead | Mercury | Methylmercury Compounds | Selenium Study subjects Canada blood | plasma Lead | Mercury | PON1 | Selenium Details
4. Engström K, et al. (2016). Seychelles Child Development Study (SCDS) Genetic variation in ABC transporter genes was associated with maternal hair mercury concentrations, and with neurodevelopment in infants. genetics Mercury | Methylmercury Compounds Subjects with gene influence:ABCB1 | Subjects with gene influence:ABCC1 | Subjects with gene influence:ABCC2 | Infants or newborns | Pregnant females Seychelles hair Mercury Details Neurodevelopmental Disorders | Prenatal Exposure Delayed Effects
5. Mahaffey KR. (2005). National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey providing population estimates for the United States as a whole is altering the reference range for blood, hair, and urinary mercury concentrations. Mercury | Methylmercury Compounds Children | Study subjects United States blood | hair Mercury | Methylmercury Compounds Details
6. Björkman L, et al. (2007). In a fish-eating population, intake of MeHg via the diet has a marked impact on the MeHg concentration in the brain, while exposure to dental amalgam restorations increases the I-Hg concentrations in the brain. Mercury | Methylmercury Compounds Study subjects Norway abdominal muscle | blood | nail | occipital lobe | pituitary gland | thyroid gland Mercury | Methylmercury Compounds Details
7. Nyland JF, et al. (2011). Methylmercury exposure was associated with an increased antinuclear autoantibody level and changes in serum cytokine profile. Moreover, alterations in serum cytokine profiles differed based on antinuclear autoantibody response, suggesting a specific phenotype of methylmercury susceptibility. Mercury | Methylmercury Compounds Study subjects Brazil|United States blood | hair | plasma | serum | urine IFNG | IL1B | IL4 | IL6 | Mercury | TNF Details interferon-gamma production | interleukin-1 beta production | interleukin-4 production | interleukin-6 production | tumor necrosis factor production
8. Wang Y, et al. (2012). American Heart Association Fish 101 | Michigan Dental Association Study (MDA Study) | National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) | NOAA Technical Report 1978 | US Food and Drug Administration Monitoring Program Our findings suggest that some metallothionein genetic polymorphisms may influence mercury biomarker concentrations at levels of exposure relevant to the general population. genetics Mercury | Methylmercury Compounds Subjects with gene influence:MT1A | Subjects with gene influence:MT1E | Subjects with gene influence:MT1G | Subjects with gene influence:MT1M | Subjects with gene influence:MT2A | Subjects with gene influence:MT4 | Subjects with gene influence:MTF1 | Study subjects | Workers United States bass, sea | carp | clam | cod | crab | hair | halibut | lobster | mackerel, king | mussel | oyster | perch | perch, freshwater | pike | porgy | red snapper | salmon | scallop | shark | shrimp | swordfish | tilapia | trout | tuna | tuna, canned light | tuna, canned white | urine | walleye | whitefish Mercury Details
9. Wells EM, et al. (2016). Tracking Health Related to Environmental Exposures (THREE) Study We identified a statistically significant decrease in ponderal index associated with higher cord blood methylmercury concentration among newborns in models controlling for selenium, omega-3 highly unsaturated fatty acids, and inorganic mercury. Mercury Compounds | Methylmercury Compounds Infants or newborns United States blood, cord Mercury Compounds | Methylmercury Compounds Details developmental growth | head development
10. Yokoo EM, et al. (2003). This study suggests that adults exposed to methylmercury may be at risk for deficits in neurocognitive function. Methylmercury Compounds Study subjects Brazil hair Methylmercury Compounds Details Cognition Disorders | Mercury Poisoning, Nervous System | cognition
11. Pichery C, et al. (2012). Etude Nationale Nutrition Sante | PELAGIE The study performs an economic evaluation of annual national benefits of reduction of the prenatal methylmercury exposure in France. Methylmercury Compounds Study subjects France hair Mercury Details
12. Maruyama K, et al. (2012). The study suggests the possibility that exposure to methyl mercury at levels below the current WHO limits (hair level of 50 micrograms per gram) could cause neurologic signs, in particular, sensory disturbance. Methylmercury Compounds Study subjects Japan hair Mercury Details Neurologic Manifestations
13. Thapa DS, et al. (2014). The risk of methylmercury exposure through consumption of fish from Lake Phewa (Nepal) was estimated in different categories of people; the minimum intake was found in visitors, whereas the hotel owners had the maximum intake; some individuals exceeded established tolerable weekly intake guidelines. diet Methylmercury Compounds Study subjects Nepal|United States Methylmercury Compounds Details
14. Booth S, et al. (2005). We modeled the flow of methyl mercury, a toxic global pollutant, in the Faroe Islands marine ecosystem and compared average human methyl mercury exposure from consumption of pilot whale meat and fish (cod, Gadus morhua) with current tolerable weekly intake (TWI) levels. Methylmercury Compounds Pregnant females | Study subjects Faroe Islands Methylmercury Compounds Details
15. Castaño A, et al. (2015). DEMOnstration of a study to COordinate and Perform Human biomonitoring on a European Scale (DEMOCOPHES) We analyzed mercury in hair in mother-child pairs from 17 European countries using a hierarchical clustering of diet patterns: there is a strong correlation in hair mercury concentration between the mother and child, there are significant differences in mercury exposure across the European Union, and exposure is highly correlated with consumption of fish and marine products. diet Methylmercury Compounds Children | Mothers Belgium|Cyprus|
Czech Republic|Denmark|
Germany|Hungary|
Ireland|Luxembourg|
Poland|Portugal|
Romania|Slovakia|
Slovenia|Spain|
Sweden|Switzerland|
United Kingdom|United States
hair Mercury Details
16. Trasande L, et al. (2010). Despite a moderate level of contamination in recent sediments and suspended particulate matter, carp in Lake Chapala contain sufficient mercury concentrations to suggest that it contributes significantly to body burden in this population. diet Methylmercury Compounds Study subjects Mexico hair Methylmercury Compounds Details
17. Xue J, et al. (2015). Our results show that methyl mercury exposure of tribal populations from fish are about 3 to 10 times higher than the US general population and that exposure poses potential health risks. Methylmercury Compounds Study subjects United States bass | bluegill | bowfin | carp | catfish | crappie | drum | n pike | sucker | sunfish | trout | walleye Methylmercury Compounds Details
18. Foran JA, et al. (2010). We report here the results of a probabilistic analysis of exposure to methyl mercury among tribal members who consume walleye. The model predicts that the potential for greatest exposures occur among women of child-bearing age and children who consume large walleye from lakes that contain heavily contaminated (MeHg concentration >0.5 milligrams per kilogram) fish. diet Methylmercury Compounds United States walleye Methylmercury Compounds Details
19. Czarnobilska E, et al. (2012). Altogether, these observations demonstrate that the rates of contact sensitizations in children reflect changes in their environment, and limitations imposed on the use of haptens with strong sensitizing properties, may be an effective tool in the prevention of contact allergy. Nickel | Peruvian balsam | Propolis | Thimerosal Children Poland Nickel | Peruvian balsam | Propolis | Thimerosal Details Dermatitis, Allergic Contact
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