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Abstract

Mercury volatilization (Hg reductase) activity has been found with Hg-resistant isolates of three species and with three Hg-resistant strains of group B from clinical sources in Japan. Hg reductase activities in crude cell extracts showed the temperature sensitivity, the requirement for an added thiol compound and the characteristic dependence on NAD(P)H cofactors of similar enzymes isolated from other bacteria.

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