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Term:
detoxification of mercury ion (GO:0050787)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cellular response to mercury ion  
detoxification of cadmium ion +   
detoxification of cobalt ion 
detoxification of copper ion +   
detoxification of hydrogen peroxide +  
detoxification of iron ion 
detoxification of mercury ion +   
Any process that reduce or remove the toxicity of mercuric ion. These include transport of mercury away from sensitive areas and to compartments or complexes whose purpose is sequestration of mercury ion and/or reduction of mercury ion (Hg[II]) to metallic mercury (Hg[0]).

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Definition Sources: PMID:10774920

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