Three examples of mutagens include the chemicals bromouracil, aminopurine and nitrous acid. All three of these chemicals may alter the structure of DNA and cause genetic changes in...
Mutagens are not necessarily carcinogens, and vice versa. Sodium azide for
example may be mutagenic (and highly toxic), but it has not been shown to be ...
For example, antioxidants, which are found commonly in fruits and vegetables,
are thought by many to protect against mutagens that are generated by normal ...
Mutagens come in many forms, for example: High doses of x-ray radiation;
Cancer-causing chemicals in cigarette smoke. In these cases, the environmental
Aug 19, 2015 ... A mutagen is any agent that affects a change (specifically referring to a change in
DNA). Thus any carcinogen (that increases the risk of getting ...
A mutagen is anything that changes the genetic material of an organism. The
most common examples are X-Rays ( or just about any kind of radiation ),.
Mutagens are chemical or physical agents that increase the ...
Mutagens are any chemical or physical agents that cause a mutation in an
organism's DNA. ... X-rays, extreme heat and chemicals are examples of
Apr 3, 2014 ... Moreover, chemical mutagen has an ability to insert between nitrogen bases and
disturb DNA replication' The examples of chemical mutagen ...
I. Chemical Mutagens ... For example, Alkylating agents (eg nitrosoguanidine)
chemically alter bases by adding an alkyl ... Examples: proflavin, acridine orange.