Research program head Liyuan Liang shows samples of DNA associated with methymercury studies Wednesday at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Her team has identified two genes in microorganisms that are at least partly responsible for an environmental process that converts mercury into its most toxic form — methylmercury.
Research program head Liyuan Liang shows samples of DNA associated with methymercury studies Wednesday at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Her team has identified two genes in microorganisms that are at least partly responsible for an environmental process that converts mercury into its most toxic form — methylmercury.
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OAK RIDGE — An Oak Ridge-based research team has identified two genes in microorganisms that are responsible for an environmental process that converts mercury into its most toxic form — methylmercury.

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