An attempt to assess the inheritable effect of methylmercury toxicity subsequent to prenatal exposure of mice

  • Minoru Inouye
  • Yuji Kajiwara


Toxicity Waste Water Water Management Water Pollution Methylmercury 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Minoru Inouye
    • 1
  • Yuji Kajiwara
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute for Minamata DiseaseKumamotoJapan

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