Examination of neurobehavioral and genetic information gathered from 330 of the children in the Casa Pia “Children’s Amalgam Trial” study showed that genetic variances influenced susceptibility to the toxic effects of mercury. Boys with the CPOX4 gene had significantly worse performance than those with the normal gene, while girls did not show this effect.

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