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Which of the following is most toxic?

$(a)\;Hg^{2+}_2\qquad(b)\;CH_4\qquad(c)\;Hg^{2+}\qquad(d)\;Methyl\;mercury$

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Methyl mercury is most toxic.
Methylmercury is the most toxic form. It affects the immune system, alters genetic and enzyme systems, and damages the nervous system, including coordination and the senses of touch, taste, and sight. Methylmercury is particularly damaging to developing embryos, which are five to ten times more sensitive than adults.
Hence (d) is the correct answer.
answered Jan 20, 2014 by sreemathi.v
edited 1 day ago by sharmaaparna1
 
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