E Minamata disease Q&A

Mercury in Human Body

Q1: Which part of the human body has the highest methylmercury concentration?
Q2: What form of mercury is easily absorbed from the small intestine?
Q3: Where does methylmercury go first after being absorbed from the small intestine?
Q4: When you ingested fish today, how much of the methylmercury in it will remain in the body after one year?
Q5: Can the methylmercury in the hair be reduced during daily life?
Q6: When exposed to a large amount of methylmercury, what treatment is effective?