Table 1 Mercury resistance of transgenic seedlings. The seedlings with green true leaves were scored as germinated seeds.

From: Differential mercury volatilization by tobacco organs expressing a modified bacterial merA gene

Germination rate (%)
HgCl2 (μM) Control MerA-2 MerA-3
0 88 80 83
50 0 56 62
100 0 28 62
150 0 23 6
200 0 3 3
250 0 0 3
300 0 5 8
350 0 0 3