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Tohoku J Exp Med 2001 Aug;194(4):197-203.

Reappraisal of the historic 1959 cat experiment in Minamata by the Chisso Factory.

Eto K, Yasutake A, Nakano A, Akagi H, Tokunaga H, Kojima T

National Institute for Minamata Disease, Japan.

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 3037

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes No No No No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
descriptive 1 ingestion - - historical
Exposures Mercury
Methylmercury Compounds
Outcomes Cerebellum
Mercury Poisoning, Nervous System
Tissue Distribution
Species Cats
Locations location map
Japan Kumamoto Minamata (populated place)

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