The molecular form of mercury in biota: identification of novel mercury peptide complexes in plants

E M Krupp, A Mestrot, J Wielgus, A A Meharg, J Feldmann

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The molecular structure of a variety of novel mercury phytochelatin complexes was evidenced in rice plants exposed to inorganic mercury (Hg2+) using RP-HPLC with simultaneous detection via ICP-MS and ES-MS.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4257-4259
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number28
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jul 2009


  • ICP-MS
  • methylmercury
  • exposure

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