Organomercury reagents are synthetically useful in additions across alkenes to provide oxygenated functionalities. Within the diversity of organometallics offered by Sigma-Aldrich, organomercurials have several applications in developing vaccines, antifungal reagents, topical antiseptics and as analytical standards. Due to their high affinity with thiols, mercuric acetates have also shown to be potent inhibitors of enzymatic processes.

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442534 Methylmercury(II) chloride Cl ~13 % CH3ClHg
79135 Phenylmercury nitrate basic, ≥97.0% (RT) C6H5HgNO3 · C6H5HgOH
C5913 4-Chloromercuribenzoic acid cysteine active site modifier C7H5ClHgO2
P27127 Phenylmercuric acetate 97% C8H8HgO2
A9563 4-Aminophenylmercuric acetate ≥90% (titration) C8H9HgNO2
164610 p-Aminophenylmercuric Acetate - CAS 6283-24-5 - Calbiochem An organomercurial agent used for the activation of latent MMPs in vitro. Acts by facilitating the loss of the enzyme propeptide domain through an autolytic cleavage known as the cysteine switch. C8H9HgNO2