This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.
Buy single article
Instant access to the full article PDF.
Price includes VAT (USA)
Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout.
Agemain H, Chau ASY (1976) An improved digestion method for the extraction of mercury from environmental samples. Analyst 101: 91–95.
Ballatori N, Clarkson TW (1984) Dependence of biliary secretion of inorganic mercury on the kidney transport of glutathione. Biochem Pharmacol 33: 1093–1098.
Bidstrup PL (1964) Toxicity of mercury and its compounds. Elsevier Publishig Co., New York.
Cember H (1962) The influence of the size of the dose on the distribution and elimination of inorganic mercury Hg(NO3)2 in the rat. Am Ind Hyg Assoc J 23: 304–313.
Chung AS, Maines MD, Reynolds WA (1982) Inhibition of the enzymes of glutathione synthesis by selenium. Biochem Pharmacol 31: 3093–3100.
Clarkson TW (1971) Epidemiological and experimental aspects of lead and mercury contamination of food. Food Cosmet Toxicol 9: 229–243.
Gregus Z, Klaassen CD (1986) Disposition of metals in rats: A comparative study of fecal, urinary and biliary excretion and tissue distribution of eighteen metals. Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol 85: 24–38.
Gstraunthaler G, Pfaller W, Katanko P (1983) Glutathione depletion and in vitro lipid peroxidation in mercury or maleate induced acute renal failure. Biochem Pharmacol 19: 2696–2972.
Ketterer B, Coles B, Meyer DJ (1983) The role of glutathione in detoxication. Environ Health Perspect 49: 59–69.
Koh LL, Wong MK, Ng SC, Soh SM (1977) Mercury in Chinese medicine. Technical report 5. Institute of Natural Sciences, Nanyang University, Singapore.
Meister A (1981) On the cycles of glutathione metabolism and transport. Curr Top Cell Reg 18: 21–58.
Meister A, Anderson ME (1983) Glutathione. Ann Rev Biochem 52: 711–760.
Richardson RJ, Murphy SD (1975) Effect of glutathione depletion on tissue deposition of methylmercury in rats. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 31: 505–519.
Sin YM, Lim YF, Wong MK (1983) Uptake and distribution of mercury in mice from ingesting soluble and insoluble mercury compounds. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 31: 605–612.
Sumino K, Hayakawa K, Shibata T, Kitamura S (1975) Heavy metals in normal Japanese tissues. Arch Environ Health 30: 487–494.
Tanaka T, Naganuma A, Imura N (1987) Mechanism of mercury uptake by kidneys. Eisei Kagaku 33: 14.
Yeoh TS, Lee AS, Lee HS (1986) Absorption of mercuric sulphide following oral administration in mice. Toxicol 41: 107–111.
Yonaga T, Morita K (1981) Comparison of the effect of N-(2,3-Dimercaptopropyl) phthalamidic acid, DL-penicillamine, and dimercaprol on the excretion of tissue retention of mercury in mice. Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol 57: 197–207.
Wisniewska JM, Trojanowska B, Piotrowski J, Jakubowski M (1970) Binding of mercury in the rat kidney by metallothionein. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 16: 754–763.
About this article
Cite this article
Sin, Y.M., Teh, W.F. & Wong, M.K. Absorption of mercuric chloride and mercuric sulphide and their possible effects on tissue glutathione in mice. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 42, 307–314 (1989). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01699416
- Waste Water
- Water Management