Inorganic mercury contains mercuric oxide used antiseptic .And inorganic mercury contains mercury sulfide the most part of mercury in nature. This is used lacquer ware and paint of Shinto shrine for materials for Chinese red
The absorbed mercury, in the body, distribution for diverse organs. Especially, a liver and a kidney.A hair that containing many amino acid (cysteine) embed methyl mercury. And the methyl mercury to be an index of methyl mercury quantity. The brain have mechanism which blood-brain barrier defend a poison. But obstracles methyl mercury coupled with cystine can through this obstacles easily and enter the brain.
The methyl mercury that containing in body slowly discharged for urine or stool. A period that quantity of methyl mercury to be half (half life) are generally 70 days (a half life of nursing women to be short about 45 days). It figured 3% of methyl mercury which contained in body are staying after a year. So, the methyl mercury stay long time in body if it once contained.